CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 4127 (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-45398 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Cartoon shows a full-length portrait of a man (possibly Dr. W. Scott) reading from a book, "The Perils of Poetry." In the background a winged donkey flies over a stream spilling from a barrel, labeled "Trin : Coll," on which sits an owl.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching.
Caption continues: A parson in politics is like a monkey in a toyshop - He may do much mischief, but cannot possibly do any good.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4127
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 621.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1760-1770.Etchings 1760-1770.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a45595 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45595
CONTROL #: 99401128
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