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Creator:
Print made by Charles Jameson Grant, active 1830–1852, British
after Charles Jameson Grant, active 1830–1852, British
Published by Gabriel Shire Tregear, active 1828–1840, British
Title:

The Modern Puritan, Hanging a Cat on a Monday for Killing a Mouse on a Sunday!!!

Date:
1833
Medium:
Lithograph, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 x 15 13/16 inches (27.8 x 40.2 cm) and Image: 9 3/8 x 14 3/4 inches (23.8 x 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "THE POLITICIAL DRAMA, No 6"; (lettering within in speech bubbles inside image); lower left: "CJGrant"; lower center: "THE MODERN PURITAN | Hanging a Cat on a Monday For killing a Mouse on a Sunday!!!"; lower right: "London Pubd by G Tregear 123 Cheapside April 1833"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Bindman
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.26.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | caricature | cat (domestic cat) | children | collars | crowd | cuffs | death | gesturing | hanging (execution) | hats | historical subject | humor | killing | men | modern | parody | Protestantism | Puritan | Puritans | religion | ruffs | satire | sticks | trial | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45480
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