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Gilpin going farther than he intended Collings del. ; Smith sculp.
[London] : Published as the act directs, by Harrison & Co., August 1, 1784.
1 print : etching & stipple engraving, on laid paper ; sheet 17 x 20 cm.
Printmaker "Smith" unidentified. | Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate mark. | Plate from: William Cowper's ballad, John Gilpin, in The wit's magazine, 1784, v. 1, p. 271-3.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 6742
John Gilpin galloping through Edmonton, north London, on an out of control horse, passing the Bell Inn, his intended destination; his hat and wig have flown off behind him; a dog and pig scamper out of the way of the charging horse; as he passes, Gilpin
  •  Cowper, William, 1731-1800. - John Gilpin - Illustrations.
  • Children.
  • Dogs.
  • Light fixtures.
  • Signs (Notices)
  • Spectators.
  • Swine.
  • Taverns (Inns) - England.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1784.
  • Periodical illustrations - 1784.
  • Engravings - England - London - 1784.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1784.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Collings, Samuel, artist.
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