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Title
The Queen's matrimonial ladder [Cover].
Names
Hone, William (1780-1842) (Author)
Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) (Illustrator)
Collection

queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy, with fourteen step scenes; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts. By the author of "The political house that Jack built."

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by and for William Hone
Edition: Forty-fourth edition.
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Hone, W. Popular political tracts)
Topics
Caroline, Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821
Poetry
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Political satire, English
Notes
Content: "All drawings for this publication are by Mr. George Cruikshank"-- p. [2].
Content: "The joss and his folly" -- p. 20-22.
Content: "This pamphlet and the toy together, one shilling."
Content: A satire, in verse, on the separation of George IV and Queen Caroline, in defense of Queen Caroline.
Content: Issued with 7 other Hone pamphlets under collective title:Hone's popular political tracts.
Content: Publisher's advertisements: p. 23-24.
Content: The author of "The political house that Jack built" = William Hone.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16462810
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 74e0c880-c604-012f-4bb6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1780: Creator Born
  • 1820: Issued
  • 1842: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "The Queen's matrimonial ladder [Cover]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9683d50c-6c2c-c9de-e040-e00a18063a0a

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1820). The Queen's matrimonial ladder [Cover]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9683d50c-6c2c-c9de-e040-e00a18063a0a

Wikipedia Citation

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The Queen's matrimonial ladder [Cover].