Flying News; Or, Seringapatam taken by Stratagem...
- Etching with watercolor on laid paper
- Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13 3/4in. (24.8 x 34.9cm)
Pub' by W. Dent May 21, 1792 (within image bottom right above title); Title: FLYING NEWS; OR, Seringapatam taken by Stratagem} This Stockjobbing Humbug succeded so wonderfully in obtaining general Credit, as to induce a certain Secretary to run with the greatest expedition to [Kew?], and to deliver, with the utmost Confidence, the [Ideal, or Real?] intelligence he had grasped so greedily but! alas! to his confusion the extended Bubble soon burst into nothing; and he found precipitancy had placed him in a situation truly laughable and ridiculous!...(outside of image but within platemark starting at lower left and running to the end of lower right of sheet)
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- Yale Center for British Art
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- Public domain
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William Dent, active 1784–1793, Flying News; Or, Seringapatam taken by Stratagem.., 1792
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