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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

A Brummagem Don Quixote, Meditating his Grand Attack Upon the Leading Giant

Part Of:

Collective Title: Poltical Sketches

Date:
1847
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 17 1/2 inches (30.5 x 44.5 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 13 9/16 inches (23.5 x 34.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 893"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "Published Novr 20th 1847, by T McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "A BRUMMAGEM DON QUIXOTE | MEDITATING HIS GRAND ATTACK UPON THE LEADING GIANT."; lower right: "Printed at 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14669
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
attack | beards | bridles | counterfeit | donkey | genre subject | horse (animal) | horses (animals) | lances | newspapers | political | politicians | saddles | satire | satirical | shield | sketches | The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha (1605 and 1616) | top hats | windmills
Associated People:
Sancho Panza, squire of Don Quixote
Muntz, George Fredrick (1794 - 1857), MP for Birmingham
Spooner, Richard (1783 - 1864), MP for Birmingham, later North Warwickshire
Don Quixote
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49384
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