Ralph Allen making a speech to the Corporation of Bath. Etching by W. Hibbart, 1763.

  • Hibbart, William, 1725-1808.
[28 May] 1763
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The print contains twelve anecdotes

The figure with the word 'Galen' on his faceless head is holding a medicine bottle labelled "Emetic for the ancient city of Baythe by Ralph". Another figure with an emblem of a waggon for his face has the words "Wiltshire Wagg" on it


[28 May] 1763.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 22.8 x 39.6 cm


The knights of Baythe, or the one headed corporation. William O'Gaarth inv et sculp according to his own Act 1763.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IV, London 1883, no. 4059
See also: J. Murch, Biographical sketches of Bath celebrities, ancient and modern, with some fragments of local history, London & Bath, 1893


Wellcome Collection 12164i

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The print is attributed to William Hibbart by the Dictionary of National Biography



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