Rob thief, or, The pilferers in masquerade [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London
s.n
1768]
Physical Description:
1 print on laid paper : etching ; plate mark 11.1 x 18.2 cm., on sheet 12 x 21 cm.
Notes:
Publication place and date inferred from that of the magazine for which this plate was engraved.
Publication date in Stephens: October 10, 1768, i.e., the date of the masquerade ball given by the King of Denmark.
Plate from: The Oxford magazine, or, Universal museum ... London : Printed for the authors, v. 1 (1768), p. 169.
Temporary local subject terms: Britannia (Symbolic character) -- Stealing -- Money: bags of money -- Medical: crutch -- Nooses -- Executioners: Jack Ketch -- Executions: reference to Tyburn -- Devil -- Masquerade: masks -- Frenchmen -- Pickpockets -- Reference to the theft of the Duke of Bedford's snuff-box at the King of Denmark masquerade.
Alfred Bowditch Collection ; Dec. 1966 ; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-3-117.
Bowditch's note on mounting sheet: Truman Sale 1906.
Variant Titles:
Pilferers in masquerade
Topics:
Bedford, John Russell, Duke of, 1710-1771
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of, 1735-1811
Nivernais, Louis Jules Barbon Mancini-Mazarini, duc de, 1716-1798
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1768
Periodical illustrations -- England -- 1768
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1768
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
768.11.00.03 Impression 1
Orbis Record:
8399764
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr02711
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10713367
PID:
digcoll:941023