The night mare  family photo
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The night mare

The night mare
1 print : etching, color ; 20.4 x 30.2 cm (border, no plate marks)
Cartoon shows a scantily clad woman asleep on a bed, a little man sitting on her chest pulling back her see-through covers, as one of her arms hangs to the floor near a chamber pot written on it... "Source of Nile" and a book on a chair is titled "Bruces Travels."
  • Lower right corner: N.13 the greatest varity in Europe constantly on sale.
  • Not found in British Museum Catalogue (BMC).
  • Based on the painting "The Nightmare" by Henry Fuseli.
  • Most images available on microfilm, "British Political and Social Cartoons, 1655-1832, not in the British Museum," produced by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1970 (Microfilm LOT 12022). Unpublished checklist provides captions for images on microfilm.
  • Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Cartoon Prints, British
  • Bruce, James,--1730-1794.
  • Explorers--1790.
  • Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1790.
  • Etchings--Color--1790.
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