Beggars opera [graphic] / painted by Singleton ; engrav'd by Stalker.

Published/Created:
[London]
Publish'd by Longman & Co
[ca. 1807]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on wove paper ; sheet 15.7 x 9.5 cm
Notes:
Title engraved above image.
Caption below image: "Polly- Give her another glass, sir. Act 1. Scene 1."
Publication date from proof in the British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: 1854,0513.487.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Gift of Joseph Verner Reed (Yale 1926) to the Yale Library, 1958. Portions were transferred to Lewis Walpole Library 1960. For other items from this gift refer to Beinecke Library's GEN MSS 1000.
Abstract:
Illustration to Gay's 'A Beggar's Opera' from 'Inchbald's British Theatre'. An interior scene with a Peachum and Polly administering a drink to Mrs. Peachum, who is lying back with her eyes closed in a chair, having had a fit at learning about the marriage of Polly and Macheath; a fireplace with a fire screen and mantel with jars seen in the background at the right.
Associated Names:
Stalker, Ebenezer, 1781-1847 [Printmaker]
Longman & Co. [Publisher]
Singleton, Henry, 1766-1839 [Artist]
Topics:
Couples
Fireplaces
Gay, John, 1685-1732
Interiors
Loss of consciousness
Language:
English
Genre:
Book illustrations
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1807
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1807
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1807
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:
805.00.00.16
Orbis Record:
8484450
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr11294
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10964677
PID:
digcoll:974101