The cradle hymn. New version. Isaac Robert Cruikshank.

The cradle hymn. New version

[London]: T. Dolby, [c.1820]. Broadside, approx. 42 x 27 cm; hand-colored engraving (approx. 16 x 23 cm), text in double column (12 verses), lightly creased at edges, small sections of left side chipped, ocassional spots, overall very good or better. A colorful satire depicting an infant version of a chubby King George IV shown in a cradle with the 'green bag' hanging on the wall in the background. The first verse reads, "Hush! Great Babe! lie still and slumber, Troops of Lancers guard thy bed, Chinese gimcracks, without number, Nicely dangle o'er thy head." OCLC locates one at Harvard only. Item #44636

Price: $650.00

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