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

The Penny Trumpeter!

Additional Title(s):

Verso: James Cook, the Murderer of Mr. Paas of Leicester

Date:
1832
Medium:
Lithograph, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches (44.2 x 28.6 cm), Image (recto): 16 x 9 3/8 inches (40.6 x 23.8 cm), and Image (verso): 9 3/16 x 4 3/4 inches (23.4 x 12 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "18c"; lower right: "6 (circled) 10"

Lettered, upper center: "Entertaining Knowledge here_Trump Trump Trumpery | Trump _ Just printed and published the Penny magazine, | All works not issued by the Society for the Diffusion | of Useful Knowledge are Illegal: ____ Orders now ta_ | ken for the forthcoming New Penny Cyclopedia, Trump Trump...."; (lettered on various parts of image inside); lower left: "CJ Grant"; lower center: "THE PENNY TRUMPETER! | London Pubd by Tregar 123 Cheapside Septr 20th 1832"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Gift of Brian and Linda Gracie
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.17.20
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bag | books | boy | breeches | caricature | chancellor | criminal | hat | hat | historical subject | horn | humor | magazines | man | murder | newspapers | papers | parody | penny | politician | portrait | profile | running | satire | trumpet | trumpeter | wig
Associated People:
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7154
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