CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1750 - Prodigals nurse, ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-132014 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows an interior view of a room in which a dapperly dressed young man, "Booby Squander, Esq.", turns over the deed to the family estate, his inheritance, to a money lender, the usurer "Solomon Thrifty", in return for a handful of coins. This scene is mirrored in an open window in the background where a spider has spun a web and caught a moth.
MEDIUM: 1 print : engraving.
Boitard, Louis-Philippe, fl. 1733-1770, engraver.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament May ... 1750.
Includes 8 lines of verse: From Parents & from friends set free, / Young Squander comes the Town to see; / Debauch'd by Party and by Whores, / Dad stops his Hand in paying Scores / To Nurse, the Us'rer, he applies, / ...
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Usury--England--1750. Debt--England--1750. Rake's progress--1750.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1750.Engravings British 1750.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32014 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32014
CONTROL #: 2002719531
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