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Search-night;_or_State-Watchmen mistaking Honest Men for Conspirators Public Deposited

Search-night;_or_State-Watchmen mistaking Honest Men for Conspirators

Alternative title
  • State-Watchmen mistaking Honest Men for Conspirators
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • OLS CARI-ROB 325
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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.
Publisher location
  • England
  • 27 St James’s Street, London
Publisher
Date Created
  • issued 20-03-1798
Language
Abstract
  • British Museum No. 9189“The interior of a bare, poverty-stricken room with a raftered roof. Pitt and Dundas, as watchmen, batter down the upper timbers of a door (r.) which has been strongly bolted, locked, and barricaded. Both have long staves, Pitt holds up a lantern. The occupants hide or flee, except Lord Moira, who stands stiffly in profile to the r. on the extreme 1., his crisped fingers outspread deprecatingly, disassociating himself from his companions he wears regimentals with a cocked hat. A heavy but ragged cloth covers a rectangular table in the middle of the room, on which are ink-pot and papers : a Plan of Invasion with a map of France and Ireland. This lies across a paper signed yours O' Conner. A dark-lantern stands on the open pages of the Proceedings of the London Corresponding Society. ...” (Source: George)
Collection title
  • Robinson Collection of Caricatures
Series title
  • Robinson Collection of Caricatures
Provenance
  • Presented to the Library of Trinity College Dublin in 1996 by Nicholas K. Robinson.
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Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Culture
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • OLS-CARI-ROB_0325
Source
  • 0042567

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