CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1752--Poor man loaded ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-59604 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a man chained to wedlock carrying a woman on his back, her breasts exposed, she holds a cup labeled "gin" and toasts "My Bucks Health", and according to a pig in a pen, "She is as Drunk as David's Sow"; a monkey sits on the woman's lap, removing the man's wig, and a magpie sits on the monkey's shoulders. In the background is a building (probably a brothel) with horns mounted above a sign showing two cats and labeled "the Cristian [sic] Mans Arms or the Cuckolds Fortune." Includes six lines of verse.
MEDIUM: 1 print : engraving and etching.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by S. Lyne at the Globe in Newgate Street, 1752 October 1st.
Title from item.
Paper watermarked with letters and medallion in middle of print at top and bottom. DLC
Print trimmed within plate mark. DLC
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Relations between the sexes--England--1750-1760. Marriage--England--1750-1760. Intoxication--1750-1760. Distress--1750-1760. Brothels--England--1750-1760.
Satires (Visual works) British 1750-1760.Intaglio prints 1750-1760.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b07346 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b07346
CONTROL #: 2003675463
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