15579

NURSERY RHYME SATIRE

The Little Old Woman and Her Eggs.

Published
London Laurie & Whittle

Description
Broadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, some discolouring, and fraying to blank margins, lower blank margin reinforced, printed one side as issued.

£225.00

SKU: 15579

Product Description

A Satire in Nursery Rhyme form showing an old lady with her petticoats cut to her knees whilst behind her stands a grinning pedlar. This has a five verse song printed beneath. This Mezzotint version is not in B.M Catalogue (George) which lists only the engraved version (B.M. No. 10511). However a copy is listed in the B.M on line Catalogue. This has a plate number “369”.