The Lilliputian World.
London Pub'd 20 June 1791 by W. Holland. 50 Oxford St.
[graphic]. Plate 3. Don Hangerando a Lilliputian champion.
|Main Creator:||Murgatroyd Woodward, George, 1760-1809|
Satirical caricature [see British Museum 1868,0808.6066] after George Murgatroyd [also 'Moutard'] Woodward of George Hanger, 4th Baron Coleraine (1751-1824), who stands full face with a fierce frown, his hands on his hips; he has long moustaches. He wears his customary large Kevenhuller hat, huge epaulettes, gauntlet gloves, spatterdashes and a sabre. Beneath the title is etched: 'Do'nt raise my courage - if you do, / By Jove I'll cleave your scull in two!' Lettered with title, text above and lines below image and publication line: "London Pub'd 20 June 1791 by W. Holland. 50 Oxford St.". "Plate 3" at top right of sheet. In 1791, Hanger was appointed Equerry to the Prince of Wales [later King George IV].
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London : W. Holland. 50 Oxford St., 20 June 1791.
Formerly held at PD 4496 TB.
Physical description: 1 print : etching ; image 24.3 x 18.9cm., on sheet 19.1 x 30.8 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum by Mary Dorothy George, BM Satires 7876.
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