Tail Piece to Volume Three of The Caricature Magazine

Thomas Rowlandson, English, 1756 - 1827
after George Moutard Woodward, English, about 1760 - 1809



Etching in bistre with hand coloring on paper

Image: 8 11/16 × 12 15/16 in. (22 × 32.9 cm)

Sheet: 9 7/16 × 13 1/8 in. (24 × 33.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Titled, in plate, upper left to right: Tail Piece to Volume Three. [in banner]; inscribed, in plate, upper left: APOLLO LIBRARY. [in shop sign]; inscribed, in plate, center left: LIBRARIES / PURCHASED / OR EXCHANGED [in shop sign]; inscribed, in plate, center left: THE / LARGEST ASSORTMENT / OF CARICATURES / IN THE WORLD. [in shop sign]; [additional inscriptions in signs in shop window]; inscribed, in plate, center: Thats right Master Tegg -- fire away - you will / always find plenty of Game ___ we have got a / precious haul here for the supply of the Slipp. [in speech bubble]; inscribed, in plate, lowerright: PORTRAITS / BUN MOTS / The Day / M Clarke / oddities / The Times / mirth and Folly / whim / Manners / Investigation / Jokes / Fashion / Grim Con [as individual pieces caught in fishing net]; inscribed, in plate, lower center to right: The Genu of Caricature bringing in Fresh Supplies.; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Woodward Del; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: "Eye Natures walks. shoot Folly as it flies. / " and catch the manners living as they rise._Pope

Course History

ENGL 20, Age of Satire, Alysia Garrison, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 65, Aggressive Art; Early Caricature and Self-Parody in France and England, Dylan Hayley Leavitt, Class of 2011, The Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 2-October 2011.

Satrical Print Shops of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century [Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, conference No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity] Elevator Vestibule, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-November 12, 2007.


A Private Collection of Prints, Oil Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, lot 430, Bloomsbury Auctions, London, Thursday, April 19, 2007; sold to present collection, 2007.

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