Engraved by Samuel Phillips (British, active 1797–1808)
After William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
May 1, 1798
Engraving and aquatint; second state
Sheet (trimmed to plate line): 15 1/16 x 18 1/8 in. (38.2 x 46 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Wm. Hogarth pinxit / Saml Phillips sculpt."
Inscription: Below title in plate: "From the Original Picture in the Possession of John Birch, Esq."
see: British Museum Saties 2563; Dobson & Armstrong, p. 207 ii
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. 2563.
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 207 ii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, discussed page 25, no catalogue number.