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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    30th July 1806 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Williams, Charles 'Argus' (artist)
    S. W. Fores (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured etching, ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.4666-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print entitled 'Modern Atlas's Tottering under a Globe of their own Formation!!'. Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, Henry Addington and William Wyndham Grenville are depicted as Atlas' carrying one globe. Published in London by S. W. Fores.

Physical description

Etched and hand coloured print entitled 'Modern Atlas's Tottering under a Globe of their own Formation!!'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

30th July 1806 (published)

Artist/maker

Williams, Charles 'Argus' (artist)
S. W. Fores (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured etching, ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Fox. Sheridan. Lord Henry Petty. Lord Sidmouth. Lord Grenville. / 1806.'
Written in pencil on back of print.

Dimensions

Height: 25.6 cm Print size, Width: 36 cm Print size, Height: 56.1 cm Total including mount, Width: 38 cm Total including mount

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'Modern Atlas's Tottering under a Globe of their own Formation!!'. Published in London by S. W. Fores on 30th July 1806, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Wash

Techniques

Print-making; Painting; Hand-colouring; Etching (corroding)

Subjects depicted

Caricature; Satire

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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