Tales of Wonder!

Satirical Print
early 19th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Caricature depicting three women sitting at a table listening to another reading from 'The Monk' by M. G. Lewis. Lettered with title and 'This attempt to describe the effects of the Sublime & Wonderful is Dedicated to M. G. Lewis Esqr. M.P.' and 'Published by McLeary, 32 Nassau St.'


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching, coloured by hand
Brief Description
Print after James Gillray
Physical Description
Caricature depicting three women sitting at a table listening to another reading from 'The Monk' by M. G. Lewis. Lettered with title and 'This attempt to describe the effects of the Sublime & Wonderful is Dedicated to M. G. Lewis Esqr. M.P.' and 'Published by McLeary, 32 Nassau St.'
Dimensions
  • Height: 25.08cm
  • Width: 33.02cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'This attempt to describe the effects of the Sublime & Wonderful is Dedicated to M. G. Lewis Esqr. M.P.' (Lettered with title and)
  • 'Published by McLeary, 32 Nassau St.' (Lettered)
Credit line
Given by Mr. Geoffrey A. Whittall
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963
Collection
Accession Number
E.511-1955

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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