Maiden speeches in the new Parliament of 1796 [graphic] / J. Nixon Esqr. delin.

Creator:
Nixon, John, -1818, artist.
Published/Created:
London :
Pub. by Willm. Holland, No. 50, Oxford Strt.,
Feby. 18, 1797.
Physical Description:
1 print : soft-ground etching, etching and aquatint on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 424 x 340 mm, on sheet 49 x 39 cm
Notes:
Title from caption below image.
Text above upper left figure begins: I remember Sir a few years ago I vent vith my vife and darter to Calais ...
Design consists of four figures on one plate, each with several lines of text etched above.
One of two plates with same title on the same theme published on the same day by William Holland.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Abstract:
A satire showing caricatured figures, full-length, demonstrating different styles of making speeches. Above each figure a humorous parody of maiden speeches.
Topics:
Politicians--Great Britain.
Public speaking.
Topics:
Holland, William, active 1782-1817, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1797.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1797.
Watermarks (Paper)--CtY-LW
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
797.02.18.02++
Orbis Record:
9784436
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr08898
OID:
11106057
PID:
digcoll:976723