The Catholic petitioners recieving [sic] the papal benediction [graphic].
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- The Catholic petitioners recieving [sic] the papal benediction [graphic].
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Catholic petitioners recieving the papal benediction
Catholic petitioners receiving the papal benediction
- Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, printmaker
- Published / Created
- [27 May 1805]
- Publication Place
- Pubd. May 27th, 1805, by S.W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly
"The Pope has descended from his dais (r.) to bless the Petitioners; his cross rests against his shoulder, and both hands are extended, a ring on each forefinger. Behind the Pope, standing on tiptoe on the Papal robe, is Napoleon, dressed as at his coronation, wearing his crown and holding his sceptre. He puts his hand on the Pope's shoulder and says: "Thank them for pleading our cause and particularly for their assertion that the rightoman Catholic Religion is totally altered, make the people believe that, and we'll soon give them the second part of Fox's book of Martyrs." At the head of the petitioners kneels Fox, saying, "Bad luck now, better next time please your Holiness." The Pope says: "Bless you all my Children, for the great good you intended us, but it is not in Mortals, to command success, My Master here, will be very much disappointed". Behind Fox, Norfolk and Sheridan kneel side by side. Next are Derby, in hunting-dress, bending his head, and Moira in regimentals, very erect. Behind them and on the extreme left. Grattan stands, bending forward to swing a censer over the heads of the kneeling men."--British Museum online catalogue
Title from caption below image.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Publisher's advertisement following title: Folios of caracatures [sic] lent out for the evening.
Temporary local subject terms: Catholics in England.
Mounted to 29 x 51 cm.
Collector's annotations on mount:
Dated in ms. at top of sheet: May 27, 1805.
- 1 print : plate mark 24.7 x 36 cm, on sheet 28 x 43 cm
- Lewis Walpole Library
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Satires (Visual works) England 1805
Etchings England London 1805
Annotations (Provenance) 19th century
- etching ; and wove paper hand-colored.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Name)
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
Norfolk, Charles Howard, Duke of, 1746-1815
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
Smith-Stanley, Edward, 1752-1834
Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of, 1754-1826
Grattan, Henry, 1746-1820
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 > Caricatures and cartoons
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 > Caricatures and cartoons
Norfolk, Charles Howard, Duke of, 1746-1815 > Caricatures and cartoons
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816 > Caricatures and cartoons
Smith-Stanley, Edward, 1752-1834 > Caricatures and cartoons
Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of, 1754-1826 > Caricatures and cartoons
Grattan, Henry, 1746-1820 > Caricatures and cartoons
England > 1805
England > London > 1805
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