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Hine, Henry George, 1811–1895

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 Manuscripts
NC1429.H56 T35 1840
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title.
Date of publication from Bodleian Library.
Opie, E48
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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