CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1771--Common council man ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-59607 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a "common" councilman and his wife who are shocked by the jumble of architectural styles in the "modern built villa" which includes a Georgian entry, gothick and venetian windows, chinoiserie tower topped with a dragon, as well as a garden temple. They tumble from their hansom cab, breaking a shaft in the process; the man lands on the horse's back, his wig on the horse's head, and his wife is sprawled upon the ground.
MEDIUM: 1 print : engraving with etching.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Publish'd by S. Hooper, No. 25 Ludgate Hill., 1771 Novr. 1st.
Title from item.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Carriages & coaches--England--1770-1780. Accidents--England--1770-1780. Architecture--England--1770-1780. Houses--England--1770-1780. Dragons--1770-1780.
Satires (Visual works) British 1770-1780.Intaglio prints 1770-1780.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b07349 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b07349
CONTROL #: 2003675461
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