Collection online

Irish Peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away your parsnip

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.113

  • Title (object)

    • Irish Peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away your parsnip
  • Description

    Satire: a woman sitting on the left selling cauliflowers from a basket, grabs the long tail of hair of a macaroni and pulls him backwards, since he has just knocked over her jar of beer. 29 May 1773
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1773
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 349 millimetres
    • Width: 250 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title followed by line of speech, and publication line: "Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London. Publish'd as the Act directs [date erased]". Numbered "283" in lower left.
  • Curator's comments

    The date of publication is on another uncoloured and earlier impression in the BM (see 1877,1013.844)

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4531 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.113)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.113

DRAFT.  c.1770  Hand-coloured mezzotint

DRAFT. c.1770 Hand-coloured mezzotint

Image description

Recommend


Feedback

If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: collectiondatabase@britishmuseum.org 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: PPA137936

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 

Supporters

Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help  

Loading...