CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 9933 (B size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-8774 (color film copy transparency)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: A fat lady, sitting with a man and woman at a tea table, reacts in horror as a hot poker from the fire falls on her dress and sets it on fire. The man sits helplessly while the second woman upsets the table in her alarm. A butler, entering the room, drops a plate of muffins, and a cat scampers away from the fire. A painting of Mt. Vesuvius hangs over the fireplace.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching, hand-colored.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : H. Humphrey, 1802 Feby 15th.
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, engraver.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature.
Catalog of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 9933
Women--Clothing & dress--Great Britain--1800-1810. Accidents--Great Britain--1800-1810. Fire--1800-1810.
Etchings Hand-colored 1800-1810.Cartoons (Commentary) British 1800-1810.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (color film copy transparency) cph 3g08774 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08774
CONTROL #: 2001695084
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