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Tom and Jerry, or, Life in London in 1820

William Thomas Moncrieff

Tom and Jerry, or, Life in London in 1820

a drama in three acts from Pierce Egan"s celebrated work.

by William Thomas Moncrieff

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Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLacy"s acting edition of plays [1850-18-?] -- 88
ContributionsEgan, Pierce, 1772-1849.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13783618M

Egan, Pierce, Boxiana; or, Sketches of ancient and modern pugilism, from the days of the renowned Broughton and Slack, to the championship of Cribb. (London, George Virtue, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Egan, Pierce, Boxiana; or, Sketches of .   Abstract. In the paper I have set myself the task of trying to explain how it was that Pierce Egan's Life in London should have enjoyed such a widespread and lasting appeal during the middle years of the nineteenth in London, I want to argue, positively rejoices in the role-playing nature of modern urban existence: unlike many of the ‘bourgeois’ classics of Cited by: 8.

– Pierce Egan, British journalist and author of the popular novel, “The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom” and the following stage play “Tom and Jerry, or Life in London” is rumored to have named a “Tom and Jerry” drink after characters in his book as a publicity stunt. Egan’s version is a variation of eggnog that added. Tom and Jerry is an American animated franchise and series of comedy short films created in by William Hanna and Joseph known for its theatrical short films by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the series centers on a friendship/rivalry (a love-hate relationship) between the title characters Tom, a cat, and Jerry, a shorts also feature several recurring Country: United States.

Egan was a London sports writer and humourist whose Life in London books--recounting the adventures of the fictitious Corinthian Tom and Jerry Hawthorn--give a lively account of the city's sporting gallants and amusements in thedays of the Regency. Illustrated by Robert Cruikshank (brother of George), these tales of the rich young Regency beaux. In , the fictional English gentlemen Tom and Jerry, on their romp about town, delved into London’s most Irish space: the neighbourhood known as the Rookery of St Giles-in-the-Fields in the west end. Today it is but a stone’s throw from Tottenham Court Station and the site of Google’s London offices.


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Tom and Jerry, or, Life in London in 1820 by William Thomas Moncrieff Download PDF EPUB FB2

As for Corinthian Tom, we leave him much as before. Though excess made him ill in the beginning, as it has Life in London in 1820 book, he got over that by his 'spell of rustication'. The story depicts the introduction of Tom's rustic 'Coz' Jerry to high and low life in London/5.

The name for this little number is derived from two characters in an book by Pierce Egan. The title was “Life in London; or, Days and Nights of Jerry Hawthorne and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom.” The title doesn’t exactly trip off your tongue but the tome described the sporting activities of that day.

Tom And Jerry: Life In London; Or The Day And Night Scenes Of Jerry Hawthorn And His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom [Egan, Pierce, Cruikshank, G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tom And Jerry: Life In London; Or The Day And Night Scenes Of Jerry Hawthorn And His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom1/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Moncrieff, W.T. (William Thomas), Tom and Jerry: or, Life in London in London, T.H. Lacy []. Pierce Egan's Life in London 'Symptoms of the finish of 'Some Sorts of Life' in London - Tom, Jerry and Logic in the Prefs Yard at Newgate', View images from this.

Monday, Septemat half-past six o’clock precisely, will be presented, never acted, an entirely New, Whimsical, Local, Melo-Dramatic, Pantomimical Drama, with new scenery, dresses, and mechanical changes, founded on Pierce Egan’s popular work, which has lately engrossed the attention of all London, Life in London in 1820 book ‘ Life in London;’ or, Day and Night Scenes of.

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Top Tom and Jerry [or, Life in London, an operatic extravaganza in three acts] Item Pages: Tom pointing out to Jerry a few of the primest features of Life in London. English dandies at a wine tasting in a vault, Tom, Jerry and Logic tasting Wine in the Wood at the London Docks.

Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Isaac Robert Cruikshank and George Cruikshank from Pierce Egan's Life in London, Sherwood, Jones, London, Tom & Jerry 'taking.

The drink's name is a reference to Egan's book, Life in London, or The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom (), and the subsequent stage play Tom and Jerry, or Life in London (also ).Standard drinkware: Mug.

The book referred to was Pierce Egan’s Life in London; or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, The Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis, a work which was issued in and after July,in shilling numbers.

Of Pierce Egan, the author of this. Tom & Jerry: life in London, or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis by Egan, Pierce, ; Cruikshank, Robert,ill; Cruikshank, George,ill; Egan, Pierce, Life in LondonPages: The invention of the Tom and Jerry cocktail is generally credited to British journalist Pierce Egan in the ’s.

Egan wrote a book, and subsequent play, called Life in London, in which the main characters are named Tom and Jerry. It is believed that he introduced the cocktail as a way to promote his book and play. The central characters – Tom, Jerry and Logic – were well-heeled young men about town, keen to see ‘a bit of life’ in the poorer districts of London.

Their escapades and misadventures were largely autobiographical, being drawn from the lives of Egan himself and his illustrators, George and Robert Cruikshank and Isaac Richard. TOM & JERRY, THE LIBRETTO, WITH A FOLDING FRONTISPIECE BY CRUIKSHANK (CRUIKSHANK, George and Robert).

Tom & Jerry; Or, Life in London The Costumes and Scenery, Superintended by Mr. J.R. Cruikshanks, from the Drawings of Himself and his Brother, Mr. Cruikshanks, the Celebrated Artists of the Original Work. London: John Lowndes, circa.

Life in London: Or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis.

Pierce Egan, Robert Cruikshank, George Cruikshank. Title: Life in London, or, The sprees of Tom and Jerry: attempted in cuts and verse / quod Jas.

C-n-h, Ma Edition: Eighth edition. Publication: London: Printed and sold by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials, [23 March ] Catalog Record & Digital Collection. ++ Acquired July As the title indicates, Egan’s narrative tells the story of the elegant socialite Corinthian Tom, his country cousin Jerry and their provoking and licentious friend Bob Logic as they explore the possibilities of high and low life in London in the early s, with a particular focus on blood sports, disguises and the pursuit of pleasure.

Published in and beautifully illustrated by the Cruikshank brothers, this book is the original collection of Tom and Jerry's riotous adventures through Regency London. Its satirical humour and trademark use of current slang made it an overnight success, spawning many imitators and appearing in numerous by: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

Get this from a library. Life in London, or, The larks of logic, Tom and Jerry: an extravaganza in three acts. [Charles Dibdin; Pierce Egan]. Buy Tom and Jerry: Life in London; Or the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn and His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom by Egan, Pierce (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1).Tom and Jerry Life in London, an Operatic Extravaganza in Three (Classic Reprint) Paperback – J by William Thomas Moncrieff (Author) See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle Author: William Thomas Moncrieff.The drink recipe and name dates back to the s, so it certainly predates the cat and mouse. In the early 19th century, "Tom and Jerry" was a British term for rambunctious youth, as coined in the book Life in London, or Days and Nights of Jerry Hawthorne and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom by Pierce Egan.

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