24 May 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
An Interesting Album of English Caricatures
comprising: Finding and In at the Death, two hunting plates from a set of four with hand colouring, published by S.W. Fores; four plates from Robert Dighton's Caricatures: A Noble Duke, Taken on the Steyne at Brighton (1801); A Fashionable Jew traversing the Steyne at Brighton (1801); A View Taken from Christchurch Meadows, Oxford (1805); The Principal Arch of Lambeth Palace (1807); An Officer of the Foot Guards and one similar, by the same hand; two plates by Thomas Rowlandson: John Bull's Turnpike Gate; New Ministers going on Duty, 1805 and 1806 respectively; three plates by H. Humphrey: How to break in my own Horse; French Invasion of Buonaparte Landing in Great Britain and John Bull offering litle Boney Fair Play; six works by William Heath (Paul Pry): Rats in the Barn, or John Bull's Famous old Dog Billy astonishing the Varment; A Sketch of the Row in Parliament Street; A Long Pull, A Stong (sic) Pull and a Pull All Together; Burking Poor Old Mrs Constitution; Take Care of your Pockets, A Hint for the Orthodox and One of the Tenth all with hand colouring; and James Gillray, New Morality, or the primised installment of the High Priest of the Theophilanthropes; and a small group of others similar, including six by John Doyle; and a small group of French Caricatures, each pasted into an album
577 x 475 mm. (overall, Album)
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