15837

PARODY OF “THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT”

This is the House for Cash Built.

Published
(London) by S.W.Fores

Description
Broadside, large oblong folio, overall 19″ x 14″, hand coloured etching divided into ten compartments, minor usage, has been folded, printed one side as issued

£400.00

SKU: 15837

Product Description

A Satire styled as a Parody on the popular 18thy Century Nursery Rhyme “The House that Jack Built”. This Satire is on Political Figures, including Burke (who had died in the previous July), Sheridan, Fox, Wilkes, Thomas Paine, &c. The first two compartments are 1. The Treasury and 2. A pile of Cash. B.M. No. 9044