The Old Print Shop

A Long Story

  • ARTIST: Henry William Bunbury

  • MEDIUM: Etching

    DATE: c.1809.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 8 1/2 x 12 1/8" (21.5 x 30.8 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: Designed by H W Bunbury Esqr.<br><br> A fun image featuring eight men and two dogs seated around a table listening to a military officer, map in hand, drone on about some campaign. All are yawning, sleeping or in various degrees of non-interest in the story. A servant is bringing in a boot-jack.<br><br> First issued in 1782.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for some soiling along upper edge. Fine original hand coloring.

  • REFERENCE: BM 6144 (first state or variant)