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The British-butcher supplying John-Bull with a substitute for bread

Title
The British-butcher [graphic] : supplying John-Bull with a substitute for bread.
Publication
[London?] : [publisher not identified], [1807?]
Physical Description
1 print : etching ; plate mark 28.2 x 22 cm, on sheet 41.8 x 26 cm
Medium
wove paper
Notes
Title etched below image.
Date of publication from unverified data in local card catalog record.
Text following title: Vide message to Lord Mayor.
Four lines of verse, with heading "Billy the Butcher's advice to John Bull," etched below title: Since bread is so dear (and you say you must eat), for to save the expence you must live upon meat ...
A reduced copy of a print by Gillray with the same title. Cf. No. 8665 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 1.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Provenance
Bound in the set of five volumes, formerly owned by Henry Arthur Johnstone. Binding: red morocco with his initials stamped in gold on the front cover in a shield with crossed swords and three floral stamps above and one below; also four floral stamps on spine with volume number and spine title in gold: The caricature magazine. Leather endpapers with his ex libris blind stamped on front flyleaf -- a boat with large sail, with a cutout in the shape of the sun in upper left.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 23, 2016
Genre/Form
Satires (Visual works) - England - 1807.
Etchings - England - London - 1807.
Watermarks (Paper) - 1817.
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