Fratres in malo, or, Tim Bobbin's rap at the pyrates [graphic].
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- Fratres in malo, or, Tim Bobbin's rap at the pyrates [graphic].
- Alternative Title
Tim Bobbin's rap at the pyrates
Tim Bobbin's rap at the pirates
Brothers in evil
- Bobbin, Tim, 1708-1786, printmaker
- Published / Created
- publish'd as the act directs, May 1772.
- Publication Place
- publisher not identified
In a crowded foyer booksellers and printsellers collect parcels of printed sheets on which Mr. Collier's name is crossed out and replaced with their own names. A tired-looking Earl of Bute is slowly ascending the staircase on the right. On the left are shelves filled with books. Tim Bobbin and his wife Mary are shown in the foreground as two small figures riding on the back of William Eyres, publisher in Warrington
Title from item.
Attributed to Tim Bobbin.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
Plate numbered '40' in upper right corner.
Four columns of verse below image: Where is the man who sees this motley crew, wou'd judge them brethren on the nicest view. Yet so it is --- ; tho some look wondrous prim, they're thieves alike; and all have robb'd poor Tim ...
Satire on numerous pirated editions of Collier's A view of the Lancashire dialect, which he published under the pseudonym Tim Bobbin.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Temporary local subject terms: Printsellers -- Publishing: pirated books -- Clothes pegs -- Mottoes: Fratres in malo -- Architectural details: staircase ballustrade -- Books: bundles of printed sheets -- Bookshelves -- Booksellers: William Stuart, fl. 1742-1774 in Preston, Lancashire -- Hitch & Hawes, fl. 1746-1765 in London -- John Higginson, fl. 1744-1804 in Manchester -- James Schofield, fl. 1756-1759 in Middlewich, Cheshire -- Alexander Smith, fl. 1757-1790 in Halifax, Yorkshire -- Wililam Eyres, fl. 1756-1803 in Warrington, Lancashire.
- 1 print : sheet 21.3 x 33.5 cm
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- This object has been no.
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Satires (Visual works) England 1772
Engravings England London 1772
Etchings England London 1772
- etching and engraving ; and laid paper.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Name)
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Bobbin, Tim, 1708-1786
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792 > Caricatures and cartoons
Bobbin, Tim, 1708-1786 > Caricatures and cartoons
England > 1772
England > London > 1772
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