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Don Hangerando a Lilliputian champion

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  • Title (object)

    • Don Hangerando a Lilliputian champion
  • Description

    George Hanger 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!' 20 June 1791 Hand-coloured etching


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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1791
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 294 millimetres
    • Width: 199 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered: 'London Pubd June 30 1791 by W. Holland, No 50 Oxford St'
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 7876 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1791 Unmounted Roy)

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  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat)  Hand-coloured etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) Hand-coloured etching

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