In place ha! ha! hah!

A man stands facing the viewer, a pipe in his left hand and a paper labelled “London Gazette” sticking out of the pocket of his coat. He gleefully points with his left hand to two bottles set on a drop-leaf table beside him. The room is decorated with a marble pilaster with Ionic capital.

  • Title: In place ha! ha! hah! [graphic].
  • Publication: [Alnwick] : Printed and published by W. Davison, Alnwick, [between 1812 and 1817]

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Acquired September 2019

Mother Cole

Queen Caroline, bedraggled and drunk as she sits slouched in an arm chair

Caricature of Queen Caroline, bedraggled and drunk as she sits slouched in an arm chair, her foot resting on a stool; she wears a hat with three ostrich feathers and around her neck hangs a small portrait (indistinct image) and holds a large glass of brandy while a servant (Alderman Wood wearing the fur-trimmed robes), his eyes cross-eyed, stands beside the chair in attendance with a decanter in hand.

  • Printmaker: Lane, Theodore, 1800-1828, printmaker.
  • Title: Mother Cole [graphic].
  • Publication: London : Pubd. by G. Humphrey, 27 St. James’s St., July 23, 1821.

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Acquired March 2019

A West India sportsman

lwlpr31757 (800x543)

A satire on the decadence of Englishmen in West Indies, published shortly after the successful passage of Wilberforce’s bill to abolish slavery.

  • PrintmakerF., J., printmaker.
  • TitleA West India sportsman : [graphic] / : Make haste with the Sangaree, Quashie, and tell Quaco to drive the birds up to me . I’m ready / J.F. [monogram].
  • Published[London : Published Novr. 1, 1807 by William Holland, No. 11 Cockspur Street, London, 1 November 1807]

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Acquired June 2014