Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British

after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British

Published by S. W. Fores, 1761–1838, British

Title:
Propagation of a Lie (Left)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Stipple engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper (printed on three plates joined together, now detached)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 23 13/16 inches (30 × 60.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Lettered within image, above figures, upper left: "Tis true. | Tis pity." ; center: "As tender as possible. | Don't mention it."; upper right: "Poo, Poo. | God zounds hold- | your tounge. | Ha, Ha"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of William S. Konecky
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2015.9.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:71658