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The civil list
hand-coloured etching
20.8 × 32.5 cm (image) 24.0 × 34.9 cm (image and text) 25.4 × 36.1 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 27.2 × 40.5 cm (backing sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 16396
published by Thomas McLean, London
printed in ink l.l.: W Heath
printed in ink l.r.: Pub Dec 24 1830 by T. McLean 26 Haymarket London
printed in ink l.c.l.: THE CIVIL LIST !!!
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubbles) u.c.: my eyes wot a lot of ‘em . I say Jack do you know wot they do (do underlined) for all that are blunt / why I suppose they are werry Civil (Civil underlined) / I was always werry civil, but I only got 16d (d in superscript) a day / and I wur civil too – but I ant a got Nothin (civil Nothin underlined)
printed (diagonally) in ink (in image) (in river) l.r.: ARISTOCRATIC DITCH
printed in ink (in image) (on sign) l.r.: NOTICE to the / CANAILLE / this stream / is not fordable
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display