Hine, Henry George, 1811-1895, The tale of a crab , [between 1840 and 1850?]
The tale of a crab : a rigmarole / by H.G. Hine.
- [Great Britain] : [publisher not identified], [between 1840 and 1850?]
- Physical Description:
- 31 pictures on 1 folded sheet (19 panels) : etchings ; 12 x 221 cm, folded to 12 x 12 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNC1429.H56 T35 1840Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Cover title.
Date of publication from Bodleian Library.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original orange boards, with illustrated title label.
Satirical panorama depicting the anti-Catholic hysteria gripping the United Kingdom, largely due to a Papal Bull which had established a Roman Catholic hierarchy, resulting in the enthronement of Cardinal Wiseman as the Archbishop of Westminster in December 1850.
- Subject Terms:
- Animals -- Juvenile fiction.Anti-Catholicism -- England.Picture books for children.Satire, English -- Pictorial works.Wit and humor, English.
- Etchings -- 1840-1850.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
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