Photo, Print, Drawing A touch of the times
About this Item
- A touch of the times
- Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl smoking a pipe.
Created / Published
- [ca. 1720]
- - Women--Social life--England--1710-1730
- - Animals in human situations--1710-1730
- - Gambling--England--1710-1730
- - Card games--England--1710-1730
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1710-1730.
- - Includes verse: Behold the ages pleasant sceen displayed, / The antick world in it's true maskerade, / My lady with Sr. Monkey holds the cards, / Whilst city dame a better sport regards, / Buffons do gulk those who pretend to w[...], / Whilst the grave owle do's over see'r sit [...].
- - Sold by P. Bouche, in Tower Street, in St. Gilses in [?] fields, over aginst [?] Falcon, London.
- - Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
- 1 print : etching.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PC 2 - Touch of the times (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- cph 3c32017 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32017
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-132017 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
- Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-132017 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: PC 2 - Touch of the times (A size) [P&P]
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A Touch of the Times. England, ca. 1720. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002719527/.
APA citation style:
(ca. 1720) A Touch of the Times. England, ca. 1720. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002719527/.
MLA citation style:
A Touch of the Times. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002719527/>.