A new humourous medley : as it was performed on the evening after the proclamation of peace, at Sawney Mac Stewart's, the Thistle and Crown, in Great Britain.
[London] Printed for J. Williams, next the Mitre Tavern, Fleet-Street [22 March 1763]
1 sheet ( p.) : 1 etching ; sheet 37 x 22 cm.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Frederick George Stephens, v. 4, no. 4008
Caption title in letterpress, below image Imprint from Stephens. Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate mark at top and below letterpress, with loss of imprint. Below title: Adapted to proper tunes in the English, Irish, Welch and Scotch taste, inscribed to all true lovers of Old England. Two columns of verse below title, comprising the text of the song, divided by a vertical line of ornamental floral type: "Recitative. 'Twas on that memorable Day, When thro' the streets, with loud Huzza! ... Suckling; 1922; Acquisitions no.:922-0-3-62.
A broadside satirising the Peace Treaty with France, and the involvements of Lord Bute, Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, Lord Carteret, and William Pitt; with an etching showing four men sitting at a table with a punch bowl and candlesticks, drinking and smoking pipes; in the background four men standing. The song includes references to Sawney, Taffey, Paddy, and Will English, Scotch, Welsh, Irish, and English characters.
Williams, John, fl. 1760-1814 [Publisher]
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792 Carteret, John, Earl Granville, 1690-1763 Eating & drinking Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778 Tableware Treaty of Paris (1763) -- Poetry Williams-Wynn, Watkin, Sir, 1692-1749
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1763 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1763 Songs -- England -- 1763
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