Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
T. Smith (British, active London 1785–1800)
March 27, 1785
Sheet: 9 7/16 × 12 7/8 in. (23.9 × 32.7 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image center: "THE SURPRISING IRISH GIANT OF ST JAMES'S STREET."; within image left: "Publish'd March 27. 1785 by T. Smith No. 6 Wardour Street Soho" [additional text within image]
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.154, II.390; British Museum Satires 6856
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 6856.
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 154, vol. II, p. 390.