The Classical Almamater Coachman Oxford

Method Etching with hand colouring
Artist Robert Dighton
Published Drawn, Etched & Published by Dighton, Charring Cross. January 1808
Dimensions Image 226 x 216 mm, Plate 268 x 220 mm, Sheet 355 x 260 mm
Notes A caricature portrait of Tilleman Hodgkinson Bobart. Tilleman Hodgkinson Bobart who matriculated as a Commoner 1790 at University College, aged eighteen, but never graduated. He ran a four-horse coach between Oxford and London, had to give up the road owing to accidents, and in 1815 was made Esquire Bedel in Law. He died 1838. R. A. H. Spiers, 'Coaching Days in Oxford' [1928], p. 53. See also Leigh Hunt, 'Autobiography', 1903, i. 123 f.; N. & Q., 1940, p. 203.

BM Satires 11066
Framing mounted
Price £65.00
Stock ID 20635