English Credulity or the Invisible Ghost. [c.1762?]

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Satire on the infamous imposture of the Cock Lane Ghost with John Fielding, Samuel Foote and Elizabeth Canning. 1762 (Source: British Museum)

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Description

Description: Single monochrome engraving.

Dimensions: 253mm X 196mm

Date: [c. 1762?]

About: Satire on the infamous imposture of the Cock Lane Ghost with John Fielding, the Middlesex magistrate, Samuel Foote, a number of clergymen and others entering a humble bedroom where the sounds of the ghost’s knocking are supposed to be heard; on the wall are two pictures referring to other recent deceptions, the Bottle Conjuror and Elizabeth Canning. 1762 (Source: British Museum)

Condition: Trimming at the edges, not affecting engraving. Folding marks and light soiling, slight blemishes to the paper.

Additional information

Weight0.01 kg
Dimensions196 × 253 × 0.1 in
Date

1762

Description

Single monochrome engraving

Condition

Trimming at the edges, not affecting engraving. Folding marks and light soiling, slight blemishes to the paper.

Dimensions

253mm X 196mm