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Title
The Royal Extinguisher or Gulliver Putting out the Patriots of Lilliput!!!
Creator
Isaac Cruikshank, 1764-1811, British; Samuel William Fores, London, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1795-1795
Publication Information
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA Hammer Museum
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts
Collection
Richard Vogler Cruikshank Collection
Rights Information
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Description
London publishing firms competed for buyers and audiences by displaying their latest stock of caricatural prints in their shop windows. [Rand, Snuffing Out Boney] As suggested by this print's inscription, publishers lent or rented select caricatures to subscribers for an evening or weekend's entertainment. [Patten, 77]
Catalogue Raisonne: Krumbhaar 1025; British Museum 8701
Inscription: Recto, in plate above design, "London Published Decem 1 1795 by SW Fores N3 Piccadilly Folios & Caricatures Lent out for the Evening" and initialed "IC" in plate near c. of lower edge
Type
image
Format
Print Etching with hand coloring
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft067nb094
1989.21.791
Subject
Caricatures; politics