Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art
Person:
Wright, Thomas Fairholt, Frederick William
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1429385
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1430852
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"The World turned upfide clown; or, the Folly of Man," has 
continued amonglt us to be a popular chap-book and child's book till 
within a very few years, and I have now a copy before me printed in 
London about the year 1790. It confills of a feries of rude woodcuts, 
with a few doggrel verfes under each. One of thefe, entitled " The Ox 
turned Farmer," reprefents two men drawing the plough, driven by an 
ox. In the next, a rabbit is feen turning the fpit on which a man is 
roaiting, while a cock holds a ladle and bafces. In a third, we fee a 
tournament, in which the horfes are armed and ride upon the men. 
Another reprefents the ox killing the butcher. In others we have birds 
netting men and women; the als, turned miller, employing the man- 
miller to carry his lacks; the horfe turned groom, and currying the man; 
and the tithes angling for men and catching them. 
In a cleverly fculptured ornament in Beverley Minfter, reprefented in 
our cut No. 57, the goofe herfelf is reprefented in a grotefque fituation, 
which
        

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