Some of the Principal Inhabitants of the Moon, as They Were Perfectly Discovered by a Telescope...
Samuel Ireland (British, active from ca. 1760, died London 1800)
After William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Molteno and Co. (London)
May 1, 1788
Etching and engraving
sheet: 10 5/16 x 7 13/16 in. (26.2 x 19.8 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "Hogarth delt / Saml. Ireland fecit"
Inscription: in plate along lower edge: "London, Published 1st May 1788, by Molton & Co. 132 Pall Mall"
copy of Paulson 1970.44, Paulson 1989.56; British Museum Satires 1735
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 1735.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, copy of cat. no. 44.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, copy of cat. n. 56.