Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland

Prints in the Walter Blaikie Collection on deposit in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Shelfmark:20.17
Title:Orator Henley christening a Child
Description:Picture of Henley holding a baby, surrounded by two women and one man, along with a very small woman who is tipping out the water from the baptismal pedestal? The man in the background looks very uninterested "Etch'd by Sam.l Ireland from an Original Sketch in Oril in his possession by Hogarth. To Francis Grose Esq.r F.A.S. an Encourager and promoter of the Arts, this Etching from his favorite Hogarth is inscribed by his obliged friends and Servant, Sam.l Ireland"
Subject:Incidents, Satires, Caricatures Etc. Etc.
Medium:Engraving on paper
References:BM Satires Vol. III No. 2838 WB 147
Artist:William Hogarth
Engraver:Ireland
Date:1 March 1786
 

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