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A Srathspey or new Highland Reel as danced at Seaton Public Deposited

British Museum No. 7741“A bedroom scene, the bed-curtains drawn aside to show a lady in bed (r.), starting up in alarm, a lover in a nightshirt crawls under the bed. The husband (or ? the Duke of York)...

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  • British Museum No. 7741“A bedroom scene, the bed-curtains drawn aside to show a lady in bed (r.), starting up in alarm, a lover in a nightshirt crawls under the bed. The husband (or ? the Duke of York), wearing a cocked hat and regimentals, stands (1.), a closed door behind him, r. arm extended, 1. hand on his heart, clutching his coat. He says I’ll be D — d for a Cocu if that long ram has not been Tuping my little Ewe An Infamous Trick on Nell [Tyrconnel]. On the bed is an open book inscribed Notoriety. Above it hangs a placard : Strictures on the Cross Breed of a Scotch Ram with an Irish Ewe, The lover says my Mither did sa before me ; he overturns a chamberpot over a bust portrait of the Duke of York. On a small round table by the foot of the bed are writing-materials ; a pen lies on a paper on which Your R H 5 and Your Grace have been struck through and replaced by My Lord. A hat, coat, and breeches lie on the floor. Below the title is etched: /« a few Days will be Publish* dL*^ T — Is observation on Excessive Damages Dedicated to the D — e of Y — . “ (Source: George)
Alternative title
  • New Highland Reel as danced at Seaton
Creator
Publisher location
  • No. 3 Piccadilly, London
  • England
Publisher
Collection title
  • Robinson Collection of Caricatures
Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Language
Culture
  • Irish
Provenance
  • Presented to the Library of Trinity College Dublin in 1996 by Nicholas K. Robinson.
Subject
Keyword
Genre
  • Caricatures
  • prints (visual works)
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • OLS CARI-ROB 375
Location
  • Early Printed Books, Trinity College Library, Dublin
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Last modified
  • 14/07/2020
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Source
  • 0042617
Digital Object Id
  • OLS-CARI-ROB_0375

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