[Morning and in low spirits. A scene in a lock up house] [graphic].
Lewis Walpole Library > [Morning and in low spirits. A scene in a lock up house] [graphic].
- [Morning and in low spirits. A scene in a lock up house] [graphic].
- Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856, printmaker
- Published / Created
- Publication Place
- Sherwood & Co.
Hayne sits, pen in hand, at a table, nervously facing a burly ruffian holding a large key who proffers a paper headed 'items'. Other debtors sit by the fire or gaze from the padlocked window of the sponging-house. There are pictures of the two chief debtors' prisons, 'Bench' and 'Fleet', and a framed table of 'House Fees. Fire 0 2.6. Candles 0.2.6. Bed 0.10.6. Warming do. 0.1.0. Breakfast 0.7.6. Eggs 0.2.0. Total £1.7.0. See British Museum catalogue
Title, printmaker, and imprint from published state.
Plate etched for: Westmacott, C.M. English spy. London : Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1825-1826.
For published state see: No. 15214 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 10.
Ms. note in pencil on front: Vol. 2, Page 240. Note came originally up to nose, then change in plate. Watermark 1825.
Watermark: J. Whatman 1825.
- 1 print : plate mark 15.5 x 25 cm, on sheet 23.4 x 31 cm
- [Proof before aquatint and lettering].
- Lewis Walpole Library
- Call Number
- Folio 75 C9 824 no. 17
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Satires (Visual works) England 1825
Etchings England London 1825
Watermarks (Paper) J Whatman 1825
- etching on wove paper ;
- Subject (Topic)
England > 1825
England > London > 1825
J Whatman > 1825
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