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TITLE:  The centaur-ian manager / the caricaturist general fecit. CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 11773 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-123283 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  A satire on the equestrian performances at Covent Garden, with John Philip Kemble, as a mount for Mrs. Sarah Siddons, as a tragedy queen, with raised dagger. Behind the centaur's kicking hind-legs lies Comedy on her back, a young woman holding up a smiling mask. Harlequin kneels at her feet, flourishing his wooden sword. Kemble says to a troupe of performing dogs and cats: "I will engage you all for the present season and - methinks I shall do well, to engage the Devil to play Lewis's Wood Daemon. Under Kemble's arm is a book: Emendations of Shakespeare by I.P.K. MEDIUM:  1 print : aquatint. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [1809 or 1811] NOTES: Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 9, no. 11773 SUBJECTS: Kemble, John Philip,--1757-1823. Siddons, Sarah,--1755-1831. Theatrical productions--England--London--1800-1820. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1800-1820.Aquatints 1800-1820. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c23283 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c23283 CONTROL #:  99402442

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