An Abyssinian breakfast [graphic].
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- An Abyssinian breakfast [graphic].
- Holland, William, active 1782-1817, publisher.
- Published / Created
- [3 March 1791]
- Publication Place
- Pubd. March 3, 1791, by W. Holland, No. 50 Oxford St.
A man in Scottish dress kicks a bull as he cuts it with a knife crying, "Hoot! Damn yeen. Saul what de ye hoke for." Also pictured a abyssianian couple skin a lion. A sphynix with a confused look sits as a stream pours out from under his chair with a crocodile and crabs floating in the water and frogs observing from the side. Monkeys in the trees observe the scene below. A other four-legged animal emerges from the tent in the distance
Title etched below image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Four lines of verse on each side of title: There, which the squeamish souls of Britain shocks, ... .
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Watermark (countermark) : V I.
- 1 print : sheet 29 x 37 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been no.
- Lewis Walpole Library
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Early works to 1800
Satires (Visual works) England 1791
Etchings England London 1791
- etching ; and laid paper hand-colored.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Geographic)
- Subject (Name)
- Bruce, James, 1730-1794
- Subject (Topic)
Description and travel
Clothing & dress
Bruce, James, 1730-1794 > Caricatures and cartoons
Egypt > Description and travel > Early works to 1800
Egypt > Antiquities
Clothing & dress > Scottish > 18th century
England > 1791
England > London > 1791
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