The fall of Dagon, or, Rare news for Leadenhall Street [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Publish'd Jany. 4, 1784, by W. Humphrey, 227 Strand
[4 January 1784]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with stipple ; plate mark 22.9 x 31.2 cm, on sheet 25 x 35 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Text below title: And behold Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the Lord & the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cutt off upon the threshold.
Abstract:
A giant two-faced statue has fallen from an overturned pedestal inscribed "Broad Bottom". The faces on the statue, which has severed head and hands, are those of Fox and North. In the background is shown Tower Hill with an execution in progress. A reference to the defeat of the India Bill and the fall of the Coalition.
Variant Titles:
Rare news for Leadenhall Street
Associated Names:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827 [Printmaker]
Humphrey, William, approximately 1740-approximately 1810 [Publisher]
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley
East India Company
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
Harvey, Francis
North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792
Riviere & Son
Topics:
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1784
Political cartoons -- England -- 1784
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1784
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
784.01.04.01+ Impression 1
Orbis Record:
6916232
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr05354
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10727367
PID:
digcoll:947367