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Amsterdam in a dam'd predicament or The last scene of the Republican pantomime

Amsterdam in a dam'd predicament or The last scene of the Republican pantomime
1787

Medium
etching
Measurements
31.6 × 44.0 cm (image) 33.2 × 44.8 cm (plate) 35.1 × 47.1 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 7181; Wright & Evans 29
Printing/Publishing
published by S. W. Fores, London
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Pub.d. (d in superscript above .) Nov.r (r in superscript above . ) 1.st (st in superscript above . ) 1787. by S.W.Fores. N:3 Piccadilly.
printed in ink l.c.: AMSTERDAM in a DAM'd Predicament, _ or _ The laſt Scene of the Republican Pantomine. (DAM'd underlined)
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.l.: Blast you, Goat! / to keep so many Women shut up / in your Seraglio. I’ll turn over a new / Leaf & allow every Woman 20000 Men
printed in ink (in image) u.c.: SIC. TRANSIT / GLORIA MUNDI
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.r.: Me ann Dam!
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) c.l.: By our holy Prophet & / sacred Mecca, I’ll curb / that wanton Spirit
printed in ink (in image) c.: (text on sword and barrels)
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) c.r.: Im ready for you!
Accession Number
1573.46-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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

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