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Creator:
Sansom, Francis, active 1784-1799, etcher.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
[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)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6161 .L55 1819 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Panoramas -- England -- London.
Caricatures.
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1800-1801.
Contributors:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, ether.
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
Fores, S. W., publisher.
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