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Staggering-bobs, a tale for Scotchmen or Munchausen driving his calves to market

Staggering-bobs, a tale for Scotchmen or Munchausen driving his calves to market
1796

Medium
hand-coloured etching
Measurements
35.2 × 25.1 cm (image and plate) 37.3 × 27.1 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 8890; Wright & Evans 437
Printing/Publishing
published by Hannah Humphrey, London
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: Pub Decr (r in superscript) 1.st (st in superscript above . ) 1796 by H Humphrey New Bond Street (Street above Bond)
printed in ink (in image) l.l.-l.r.: STAGGERING-BOBS, a Tale for Scotchman,_or MUNCHAUSEN (STAGGERING-BOBS, a Tale for Scotchman,_or MUNCHAU underlined) driving his Calves to Market / This Print is dedicated to Lord E xxxl , his Party, & the Frequenters of Steevens’s in general. (underlined)
printed in ink (in image) u.l.: Here they are my Lord, here’s the slunk Calves, by Gxx…(11 lines of text)…upon such another little Cock-Horse as my own!!!
Accession Number
1573.17-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display