Lubber’s-hole, alias, The crack’d Jordan

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“A large chamber-pot, cracked, stands (left) supported by the legs of Mrs. Jordan. The Duke of Clarence has thrust his head and shoulders within a fissure in the ‘Jordan’, singing a chanty, “Yeo! Yee! Yeo!” He is in back view and wears striped sailor’s trousers; his naval coat with its star hangs on the wall (right).”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
  • TitleLubber’s-hole, alias, The crack’d Jordan [graphic].
  • Publication[London : Pubd. Novr. 1st, 1791, by H. Humphrey, N. 18 Old Bond Street, 1 November 1791]

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Acquired October 2015