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Image ID:
lwlpr04067
Call Number:
766.06.10.01
Title:
The continence of a Methodist parson, or, Divinity in danger
Related Title:
Divinity in danger
Published:
London : Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett No. 53 Fleet Street, as the act directs, 10 June 1776.
Description:
1 print : mezzotint with etching ; plate mark 152 x 112 mm., on sheet 19 x 14 cm.
Notes:
A reduced and reversed copy of The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak (George 4609) designed by J. Collet.
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 4, no. 4610
Summary:
A Methodist minister standing before a building, possibly meant to represent Whitefield's tabernacle in Tottenham Court Rd., is confronted by two women, an older one who gestures toward the church and a young one, fashionably dressed and pulling him towa
Subjects:
  •  Methodists - Clergy.
  • Methodism - Controversial literature - 18th century.
  • Clergy - England - 18th century.
  • Donkeys.
  • Taverns (Inns)
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Mezzotints - England - London - 1776.
  • Satires (Visual works).
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Collet, John, 1725?-1780, artist.
  • Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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