Hob and stage doctor

On a stage a man in a hat extracts a tooth from a patient as a clown taunts him; the audience on three sides of the stage look on with looks of horror or amusement.

  • Title: Hob and stage doctor [graphic].
  • Publication: [Alnwick] : Printed and published by W. Davison, Alnwick, [between 1812 and 1817]

Catalog Record 

812.00.00.102

Acquired September 2019

Comic dance in the popular pantomime of The white cat

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“The clowns Kirby and Chatterley, one dressed in female costume, dancing.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Heath, William, 1795-1840, printmaker.
  • Title: Comic dance in the popular pantomime of The white cat [graphic] : by Messr. Kirby & Chatterley to the tune of The bold dragoon / draw [sic] & etched by W. Heath.
  • Published: [London] : Pub. 5th of Jany. 1812 by T. Palser, Bridge Road, Lambeth, [5 January 1812]

Catalog record & Digital collection

812.01.05.01+

Acquired November 2012

Grimaldi and the nondescript in the Red Dwarf

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  • Artist: Heath, William, 1795-1840, artist.
  • Title: Grimaldi & the nondescript in The red dwarf [graphic] : the clown kills the pantaloon and afterwards dresses him in the skin of a lion, the head of an ass, eagles wings, cats feet & a fishes tail / W. Heath del.
  • Published: [London? : s.n., ca. 1812, printing not before 1815]

Catalog record & Digital collection

812.00.00.94+

Acquired November 2012