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A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse

Print
1806 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

General Description: A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse. (BM:S.10904)[1806] Caricature of a countryman and a parson on horseback. British Lettered with title, inscribed with captions and Woodward delt, Price 1sh, Collored London, Pubd,. by Thos, Tegg 111 Cheapside. Numbered 136. With the mark of the collection of Frank A. Gibson (d.1976) on the back. On paper watermarked C WILM[]Y 1819


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching with stipple, coloured by hand
Brief Description
Satirical print by Woodward, 'A Riddle Expounded...'
Physical Description
General Description: A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse. (BM:S.10904)[1806] Caricature of a countryman and a parson on horseback. British Lettered with title, inscribed with captions and Woodward delt, Price 1sh, Collored London, Pubd,. by Thos, Tegg 111 Cheapside. Numbered 136. With the mark of the collection of Frank A. Gibson (d.1976) on the back. On paper watermarked C WILM[]Y 1819
Dimensions
  • Size of plate height: 24.3cm
  • Size of plate width: 34.7cm
  • Size of sheet height: 26.9cm
  • Size of sheet width: 41.2cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Frank A. Gibson
Bibliographic Reference
BM:S.= British Museum:Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires London, 1870-1954
Collection
Accession Number
E.1118-1990

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record createdFebruary 18, 2009
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