Clown & grasshopper [graphic] : in the new comic pantomime of Jack and Jill as performed at the theatre Royal Lyceum.

Published/Created:
London
Published as the act directs Augst. 9th 1812 by W. West at his Theatrical Print Warehouse, 13 Exeter Strt. Strand
[9 August 1812]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 19 x 23.8 cm, on sheet 21 x 27 cm
Notes:
Title etched above image.
Pantomime of Jack and Jill first performed at the theatre Royal Lyceum, 30 July 1812.
Leverhulme-Auchincloss; May 1954; Acquisitions no.: 954-5-14-65.
Abstract:
A clown, in the tight-fitting dress of an acrobat, does splits, looking up in comic astonishment at a huge grasshopper which hovers over him.
Variant Titles:
Clown and grasshopper
Associated Names:
West, W. 1783-1854 [Publisher]
Topics:
Clowns
Grasshoppers
Pantomimes
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1812
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1812
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:
812.08.09.01
Orbis Record:
8166169
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr11633
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10967680
PID:
digcoll:974309