New Panorama, A Startling Interogation [i.e. interrogation]. William Heath, P. Pry.

New Panorama, A Startling Interogation [i.e. interrogation].

London: Thomas McLean, 26 Haymarket, April 1829. First printing. Emigration to Botany Bay is the subject of this caricature. The man at the window says "Do you wish to go to Hell or Botany-bay Sir?" John Bull is first in line. Second is a scruffy fellow "I wonts to go to Bottomybay". Behind him a child says to her large mother "La Mama I should like to see the Naughty Place better than any thing." Hand-colored etching and engraving, captions in plate and below and within the image. Artist's monogram, title, date and publisher's line in plate below image, “Published April 1829 by T. McLean, 26 Haymarket, where complete sets of P. Pry caricatures may be had." Trimmed plate mark and tipped onto old paper. A bright image without foxing. Item #26349

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