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Sansom, Francis, active 1784–1799
The Lillipution museum, or, Exhibition of pigmy revels [graphic] : intended to create joy for the juvenile, laughter for the languid, fun for the feeble, sauce for the serious, and mirth for the melancholy : containing wit without indecency, humour without vulgarity, mirth without malice, and satire without personality : adapted also to ornament, or border rooms, paste into folios, or cut out for screens or scrap books, etc. etc.
Additional Title(s):
Exhibition of Pigmy revels
[London] : Pubd. by S.W. Fores, No. 50 Piccadilly, [1819?]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with stipple, hand-colored ; sheets end-to-end 10 x 267 cm, rolled (in wooden case) to 10 x 4 cm (scroll format)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6161 .L55 1819 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title and imprint from publisher's original printed label, on boxwood case.
Originally issued as Pigmy revels, or, All alive at Lilliput, by George Moutard "Mustard George" Woodward in 1800-1801 as eight colored double-page plates etched by Francis Sansom and Thomas Rowlandson, each measuring 13 x 18 5/8 inches with three strip views of grotesques on each, forming a continuous series between brown wash borders.
Restricted fragile material. Use requires permission of the Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts.
BAC: British Art Center copy in publisher's original boxwood drum, bearing illustrated title label.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Political satire -- Great Britain.
Political satire, English -- Pictorial works.
Satire, English.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Panoramas -- England -- London.
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1800-1801.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, ether.
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
Fores, S. W., publisher.

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