Tom Tack's ghost [graphic].
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- Tom Tack's ghost [graphic].
- Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, printmaker
- Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1846, publisher.
- Published / Created
- Feb. 7-1808.
- Publication Place
- Pub. by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside
"Heading to an engraved song. Two sailors stand in a man-of-war; hammocks are slung from the roof, guns project from port-holes. One (left) is wrapped in a sheet over his sailor's dress. The other relates how he shot Tom Tack who 'com'd from Boney-Ayrs', in a quarrel over Polly of Spithead. Tom visited him wrapped in a sheet, but is threatened with a rope's end. ..."--British Museum online catalogue
Title etched below image.
Printmaker identified as Charles Williams in the British Museum online catalogue.
Forty lines of verse below title: I courted Polly of Spithead, and ax'd her to be married; at first she was most cruel kind, but she prov'd false as you shall find ...
Plate numbered "38" in upper right corner.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 1.
Also issued separately.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
1 print : etching with stipple on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 28 x 21.5 cm, on sheet 41.8 x 25.6 cm.
Leaf 71 in volume 1.
- 1 print : sheet 27.7 x 20.4 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been no.
- Lewis Walpole Library
- Call Number
- Folio 75 W87 807 v.1
- Collection Title
- V. 1. Caricature magazine, or, Hudibrastic mirror.
- Collection/Other Creator
- Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809.
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