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- Object: De Ridder van het Gilde Kalf of Hopman van de Vroege en Laate Slacht tyd In Optogt naar 't Orakel van Delfos.
A broadside satirising the share mania and the collapse of various investment schemes; with an etching showing a humpbacked man, representing John Law, mounted on a calf holding in his right hand a gun and in his left hand a fool's cap, the calf vomits coins and pulls a sledge with various goods and a gentleman, the gentleman holding bellows and blowing air into the calf's anus, in the middle ground a plinth with a unicorn, in the sky on the right Fama losing her trumpet and laurel wreath and a scene relating to the Oracle of Delphi; with engraved Dutch title, inscriptions, and verses in two columns. (n.p.: )
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Height: 341 millimetres (etching)
Width: 273 millimetres (etching)
- Curator's comments
- For another impression of the same broadside, see "Het Groote Tafereel Der Dwaasheid", Vol I, BM 1868-8-8-9668 (location 298.c.4).
This print has been removed from the bound volume kept at 298.c.3, for which see 1858,0213.86.50-73.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: South Sea Bubble 1720
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