St. George and the dragon, or, The glorious aera of 1798 [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Pub. Decr. 5, 1798 by S.W. Fores, No. 50 Piccadilly, corner of Sachville [sic] St
[1798]
Physical Description:
1 print on laid paper : etching with stipple engraving, hand-colored ; sheet 27 x 36 cm.
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Printseller's announcement following publication statement: Folios of caracatures [sic] lent for the evening.
Temporary local subject terms: St. George: William Pitt as St. George -- Dragons -- Bulls -- Frenchmen as roosters -- Pug dog as Holland -- Spaniel as Spain -- Austrian double-headed eagle -- Russian bear -- Crescents.
Alfred Bowditch Collection ; Dec., 1966 ; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-6-57.
Watermark: Strasburg lily.
Variant Titles:
Glorious aera of 1798
Associated Names:
Fores, S. W. [Publisher]
Topics:
Bedford, Francis Russell, Duke of, 1765-1802
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
John Bull (Symbolic character) -- Caricatures and cartoons
Pitt, William, 1759-1806
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1798
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1798
Watermarks (Paper) -- 1797
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:
798.12.05.01+ Impression 2
Orbis Record:
8177383
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr09345b
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10941263
PID:
digcoll:950869