The Grand Entertainment.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


  • Mat (H x W): 35.6 × 27.9cm (14 × 11 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 28.3 × 19.2cm (11 1/8 × 7 9/16 in.)

Physical Description

  • Colored etching of two European Monarchs watching 'The Regency Puppet Show,' which has miniature ships floating on water, miniature flying balloons, and small fireworks. One of the Monarchs is watching the show in excitement, while the other is stealing from his pocket. Lyrics are printed below the image that are meant to be sung in the tune of "The Tight Little Island."
  • 'Printed and Sold by R. Harrild, 20, Great Eastcheap.'


ART-Prints, Original

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