Charity covereth a multitude of sins [graphic].
- Charity covereth a multitude of sins [graphic].
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
- Published / Created
- 1781 November 27
- Copyright Date
- [27 November 1781]
- Publication Place
- H. Humphry, no. 18 New Bond Street
- "A young military officer wearing a gorget stands at the door of a house, his left hand on the knocker, looking up at two courtesans who lean out of a sash-window over the door. He puts a coin into the hat of a disabled sailor who stands behind him, supported on crutches, his forehead bandaged. Behind the sailor are two itinerant musicians: a man carrying a rectangular box, and a woman turning the handle of a mechanical organ which is slung round her neck, her mouth is open as if singing. The door of the house is ornamented with a carved wooden pediment, and bears a plate "Mrs Mitchel". The knocker has a lion's head. Only the corner of the house appears, the street is "Cleveland Row". A brick wall extends from the house to the left, over it appear trees, and a notice-board inscribed "Men Traps are laid here: every Night also ...." On the wall a placard is pasted, "Dr Leaks Pills. . . "."--British Museum online catalogue.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Title etched below image; the letter "n" in "sins" is etched backwards.
- 1 print : etching in brown ink on wove paper ; plate mark 35 x 24.8 cm, on sheet 38 x 27 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 1
- Collection Title
- The political and humourous works of Thomas Rowlandson, 1774-1825
- Collection/Other Creator
- Harvey, Francis
- Collection Created
- Container / Volume Information
- Vol. 1 (Box 1 of 2) | Folder I-14
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- still image
Satires (Visual works)--England--1781.
- Subject (Name)
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Riviere & Son Binding.
- Subject (Topic)
Clothing & dress--England--1780-1790.
Military officers--British--England--London--18th century.
Military uniforms--British--18th century.
Organ grinders--England--London--18th century.
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- Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5930 and Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 1, page 105
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