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The Bubblers Medley, or a Sketch of the Times: Being Europe's Memorial for the Year 1720

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.5

  • Title (object)

    • The Bubblers Medley, or a Sketch of the Times: Being Europe's Memorial for the Year 1720
  • Description

    Satire on the South Sea Bubble; a man imprisoned behind bars is surrounded by a medley of cards and ballads each of which carries engraved texts; at bottom right is an anamorphosis. For a full description see BMSat. 1720
    Hand-coloured etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1720
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 336 millimetres
    • Width: 249 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and text. Lower left "Printed for Carington Bowles, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London." and numbered 23
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 1611 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.5)

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2012-13, Nov-May, BM, G69a, Bubbles and Bankruptcy

  • Subjects

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: South Sea Bubble
      1720
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.5

Satire on the South Sea Bubble; a man imprisoned behind bars is surrounded by a medley of cards and ballads each of which carries engraved texts; at bottom right is an anamorphosis. For a full descrption see BMSat. 1720  Hand-coloured etching

Satire on the South Sea Bubble; a man imprisoned behind bars is surrounded by a medley of cards and ballads each of which carries engraved texts; at bottom right is an anamorphosis. For a full descrption see BMSat. 1720 Hand-coloured etching

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