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England depicted as a man on a seamonster

DIGHTON, Robert.

A Caricature of England and Wales.
London: W. Snow, c.1815. Original colour. Card, 140 x 111mm.

A separate-issue card, reduced from Dighton's famous 'Geography Bewitched' caricature map. England is a pot-bellied man, foaming mug of beer in his hand, pipe in his mouth, sitting astride a scaly sea-monster. Wales is his jacket.
Robert Dighton had a long career as a caricaturist, although he had to supplement his income by stealing prints from the British Museum to sell.


Stock ID : 20055

£750

£750

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Stock Id :20055

Download Image

England depicted as a man on a seamonster

DIGHTON, Robert.

A Caricature of England and Wales.
London: W. Snow, c.1815. Original colour. Card, 140 x 111mm.

A separate-issue card, reduced from Dighton's famous 'Geography Bewitched' caricature map. England is a pot-bellied man, foaming mug of beer in his hand, pipe in his mouth, sitting astride a scaly sea-monster. Wales is his jacket.
Robert Dighton had a long career as a caricaturist, although he had to supplement his income by stealing prints from the British Museum to sell.


Stock ID : 20055

£750

£750