A macaroni general [graphic]
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- A macaroni general [graphic]
- Published / Created
- July 22d, 1772.
- Publication Place
- Pub. accor. to act by MDarly, Strand
A sour looking old man with an enormous belly, wearing a long, thin queue and a tricorne hat, stands in profile to the right. In the background, an equestrian statue in a rear view represents a similarly looking rider with a baton in his left hand. An inscription on the plinth, encircled in a wreath, reads 'Guliel. [followed by two illegible letters] Duc de Cum. victor de rebel 1745.'
Title engraved below image.
Initial letters of publisher's name in imprint form a monogram.
Subject identified by Horace Walpole on his impression of this print, now in the Pierpont Morgan Library: William Strode, Lt. General of 62nd Foot-Guard.
State with plate numbered '3.'
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Temporary local subject terms: Military officers: general William Strode, ?1698-1776.
- 1 print : plate mark 25.2 x 17.6 cm., on sheet 29 x 21 cm.
- [State with plate no.].
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Satires (Visual works) England 1772
Etchings England London 1772
- etching with engraving ; and laid paper.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Name)
- William Augustus, Prince, Duke of Cumberland, 1721-1765
- Subject (Topic)
William Augustus, Prince, Duke of Cumberland, 1721-1765 > Caricatures and cartoons
Dandies > British
England > 1772
England > London > 1772
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