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Mynheer Van Funk, a Dutch Skipper, Peter Terrible Wingbeard, a Virginia Planter, Hogan-Mogan Long-pipe a Dutch Indian Governor

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Lilliputian characters

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 173-?
Place Term: England
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents 96-353 no. 1-17
Topics
Farmers
Governors
Virginia
Eating & drinking
Smoking
Sailors
Dutch
English
Notes
Content : Title devised by cataloger. Figures probably after Il callotto resuscitato, oder, Neu eingerichtes Zwerchen Cabinet, [1715?]. Many of the same groupings of characters appear in The humours of the Lilliputians ... , Printed and sold by John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill, [178-?]. Each character is named, some with references to literature or folklore, most with names consisting of puns such as Swillgut Bacon-face, Mrs. Dorothy Dandle-puppy, Widow, and Pigtail Modish, Esqr. Dwarf-like figures in groups of three, with four lines of dialogue in verse beneath each figure describing the action in the image. Situations depicted include courtship and adultery, a swordfight, a trial of a woman accused of prostitution who claims to have been raped, a pastoral scene with shepherds and shepherdesses, pilgrims discussing indulgences, a ships captain, a planter from Virginia and a Dutch Indies Governor, men who have been impressed into the army training, cavaliers and courtiers, Polly Peachum and Capt. Mackheath, actors and mimes, servants, a beadle, and a rag man; includes some figures smoking pipes.

Content: Numbered "9" in print, l.r.; each character has verse beneath it
Physical Description
Extent: 13 x 29.5 cm on sheet 13 x 29.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG96-F154
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12751533
UUID: 7123b600-0044-0130-095e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 173: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mynheer Van Funk, a Dutch Skipper, Peter Terrible Wingbeard, a Virginia Planter, Hogan-Mogan Long-pipe a Dutch Indian Governor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 173-?. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-846d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (173-?). Mynheer Van Funk, a Dutch Skipper, Peter Terrible Wingbeard, a Virginia Planter, Hogan-Mogan Long-pipe a Dutch Indian Governor Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-846d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mynheer Van Funk, a Dutch Skipper, Peter Terrible Wingbeard, a Virginia Planter, Hogan-Mogan Long-pipe a Dutch Indian Governor