Prattle the political apotecary [graphic] / MD [monogram].
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- Prattle the political apotecary [graphic] / MD [monogram].
- Alternative Title
- Prattle the political apothecary
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Darly, M. (Mary), publisher.
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
- Published / Created
- 1779 August 12
- Copyright Date
- Augt. 12, 1779.
- Publication Place
- M. Darly, 39 Strand
"Caricature portrait of a man standing in profile to the right. He holds his hat awkwardly in his right. hand, his left. is thrust into his waistcoat, his toes are much turned out. He wears a thin pigtail queue. From his pocket hangs some object resembling a syringe. Beneath the title is etched, "Beg your pardon my Dear Sir - had it from my Lud Fiddle faddle, nothing to do but cut 'em off pass the Susquhanna and proceed to Boston possess himself of Crown point then - Philadelphia, and South Carolina woud have fallen of course - & a communication opend with the Northern Army - as easyly as I'd open a Vein.""--British Museum online catalogue.
Initial letters of publisher's name form a monogram.
Mongrammatic signature 'MD' within design might refer to Matthew Darly, who possibly died the previous year (1778). See DNB.
Questionably attributed to Gillray in the British Museum catalogue.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Title etched below image.
- 1 print : etching on laid paper ; sheet 23.5 x 15.8 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been completely digitized.
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Gillray v. 7
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- Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5603
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