May-Day in London 

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Resource details

Resource ID

13351

Access

Open

Title

May-Day in London

Date of Original

1 June 1784

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver

Format

1 folded leaf : illustration ; 20.6 x 25 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Folded plate opposite page 191, Vol. I, in: The Wit's magazine, or, Library of Momus : being a compleat repository of mirth, humour, and entertainment.

Size of image: 16 cm x 21 cm

Each monthly number has a fold-out frontispiece illustrating one of the issue's articles or poems.

Plates in first five numbers engraved by William Blake.

Editor and contributor to no. 1-4: Thomas Holcroft. Cf. NCBEL.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake Suppl. no.105 v.1-2

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

English wit and humor -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Satire, English -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.

Sequence

s0105

Contributor(s)

Collings, Samuel, artist

Item

Art print

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