CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1786--Lord mayor's feast ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-132985 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a large group of city officials gathered around a table in Guildhall, some are jumping up and down on the table and have lost their hats and wigs. Posted on the wall are two notices: (1) "Nov. 1st 1786. The Lord Mayor is requested to set aside Parade and Festivity the ensuing 9th Nov. on account of the [death] of the Princess Amelia" and (2) "Guildhall. This day Nov'r. the 9 will be presented, not acted since the death of the Duke of Cumberland, a serious Entertainment called The City Camelions." The behavior of the city officials suggests that they are not pleased that there will be "no dinner - no ball" on Nov. 9th.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching ; 35.8 x 25.5 cm. (plate)
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pub'd ... for the proprietor by E. Macklew, Haymarket, 1786 Nov. 6th.
Title from item.
Large vertical watermark on center of paper. DLC
Attributed to William Dent.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Amelia,--Princess, daughter of George II, King of Great Britain,--1710-1786--Death & burial. Municipal officials--England--1780-1790. Distress--1780-1790.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings British 1780-1790.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32985 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32985
CONTROL #: 2003674088
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