The fox and stork [graphic]
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- The fox and stork [graphic]
- Colley, Thomas, active 1780-1783, printmaker
- Humphrey, William, approximately 1740-approximately 1810, publisher.
- Published / Created
- [14 January 1783]
- Publication Place
- Pubd. by W. Humphrey Jany. 14, 1783, No. 227 Strand
A stork with the head of Shelburne is shown with its beak buried in the long neck of a glass jar labeled "The Treasury Jar". He smiles triumphantly as he picks up the gold guineas at the bottom; around his neck is the Garter ribbon. To his left is a fox with the bushy eyebrows, bulbous nose, and hairy chin of Charles Fox; he stands with his paws on the jar and a melancholy expression at the inaccessible treasure
Title from caption below image.
Originally published in 14 January 1783 by William Richardson. Cf. No. 6166 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, v. 5.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
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- 1 print : sheet 16.6 x 24.4 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 1783
Etchings England London 1783
Watermarks (Paper) J Whatman
- etching ; and laid paper hand-colored.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Name)
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
Great Britain. Treasury.
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 > Caricatures and cartoons
Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805 > Caricatures and cartoons
Great Britain. Treasury
England > 1783
England > London > 1783
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