Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
A morning ride [graphic] / design'd by I.L.R. ; etched by Js. Gillray.
"The Prince of Wales and McMahon ride side by side (r. to left.) past Carlton House, followed by a groom. The Prince, stout and dignified, sits very upright on a high-stepping horse. McMahon s much smaller mount canters; he rides (on the Prince's l.) with leg thrust forward like Bunbury's examples of mounted vulgarians, see BMSats 7233, 7235, 7242. Behind them runs a ragged little boy in top-hat and tattered tail-coat, apparently assuming the part of a running footman. A detailed representation of part of the screen and fašade of Carlton House forms the background; half the gate appears on the extreme left.; beside it is a sentry-bos with a sentry at attention. ..."--British Museum online catalogue.
Title etched at top of image.
Nine lines of quoted verse in two columns below image: "Yet aft a ragged Cowte's been know "to make a noble Aiver ...
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10230
Wright, T. Works of James Gillray, the caricaturist with the history of his life and times, p. 312
Wright, T. Historical and descriptive account of the caricatures by James Gillray, no. 289
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1804. gmgpc
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1804. gmgpc
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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