Sally in our alley [graphic].

Creator:
Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Sally in our alley
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, artist
Laurie & Whittle, publisher
Published/Created:
[London] :
Published 9th November, 1805 by Laurie & Whittle, Fleet Street, London,
[9 November 1805]
Physical Description:
1 print :
etching and engraving with stipple on wove paper, with letterpress ;
plate mark 17.3 x 25 cm, on sheet 24 x 29 cm.
Notes:
Title from letterpress poem printed below image.
Artist from George.
Date from letterpress at bottom of page.
Date engraved on print: Published Nov. 1, 1805 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
Sheet trimmed to edge of plate mark on upper side.
CtY-LW
Plate numbered '411' in the upper left corner.
From the Laurie & Whittle series of Drolls.
Other prints in the Laurie & Whittle Drolls series were executed by either Isaac Cruikshank or Richard Newton.
Song attribution below title: Sung by Mr. Incledon. Mr. Braham. Mr. Dignum. Mr. Hill. Mr. Taylor, &c. &c.
Fifty-six lines of verse arranged in four columns on broadside portion of sheet: Of all the girls that are so smart, there's none like pretty Sally ...
Abstract:
Illustration at the head of Henry Carey's poem (also sometimes 'Sally of our alley') in letterpress, shows a scene in a cobbler's work-room. The apprentice has thrown down a shoe on a last to embrace 'Sally', unconscious of his master who stands behind him with lifted strap.
Topics:
Apprentices
Courtship
Shoemakers
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1805
Satires (Visual works)--England--1805
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
805.11.09.01
Orbis Record:
8516290
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr04246
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George,
v. 8, no. 10512
OID:
11018064
PID:
digcoll:976321