The humours of Covent Garden, or, Freedom of election [graphic].
Lewis Walpole Library > The humours of Covent Garden, or, Freedom of election [graphic].
- The humours of Covent Garden, or, Freedom of election [graphic].
- Alternative Title
Freedom of election
Rival candidates, a farce, perform'd at Covent Garden Theatre
Rival candidates, a farce performed at Covent Garden Theatre
- Published / Created
- [April? 1784]
- Publication Place
- publisher not identified
Title etched below image.
Caption title above the image: The rival candidates, a farce, perform'd at Covent Garden Theatre!
Sheet partially trimmed within plate mark.
Publication date based on British Museum catalogue, v. 6, no. 6511.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Temporary local subject terms: Election riots, 1784 -- Petticoat government -- Overturned coaches -- Eye-patches -- Market women -- Hustings -- Election favors -- Facade of St. Paul's Cathedral -- Covent Garden: Piazza -- Election flags -- Allusion to The rival candidates by Henry Bate Dudley, Bt., 1745-1824 -- Election slogans -- Cake stalls -- Allusion to 'Back stairs.'
- 1 print : sheet 26 x 37 cm
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Satires (Visual works) England 1784
Etchings England London 1784
- etching ; and laid paper.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Geographic)
- Subject (Name)
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
Hood, Samuel Hood, Viscount, 1724-1816
Wray, Cecil, Sir, 1734-1805
Great Britain. Parliament
- Subject (Topic)
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 > Caricatures and cartoons
Hood, Samuel Hood, Viscount, 1724-1816 > Caricatures and cartoons
Wray, Cecil, Sir, 1734-1805 > Caricatures and cartoons
Great Britain. Parliament > Elections, 1784
Political elections > England > London
England > 1784
England > London > 1784
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