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Dighton, Richard, 1795–1880

[Collection of 40 colored colored caricature portraits with no t.p. / drawn and etched by Richard Dighton].

Additional Title(s):

[Collection of forty colored caricature portraits]

[London : Publ. by Richd. Dighton, 1823].
Physical Description:
[40] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 38 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1479.D55 C65 1823+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Engraved throughout.
Illustrations by Richard Dighton.
"A collection of 40 caricatures with no t.p." contains portraits of the Duke of Wellington, the Duke of Gloucester, Prince Esterhazy, Sir Francis Burdett, Mr. Tattersall, Lord A. Hill and H.E., the Persian Ambassador. Some of the plates are also included, in a different state, in Dighton's "Characters of the West End".
Illustrations dated 1817-1823.
BAC: Original marbled boards. Identities of each of the caricatures noted in ms. annotation. Inscribed by the author to Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Social aspects.
Dighton, Richard, 1795-1880 -- Pres. insc. to Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.
Dighton, Richard, 1795-1880 -- Publisher,
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- [1823]
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer -- Pres. insc. from Richard Dighton.

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