16122

SATIRE

A Fleet of Smugglers with a Man of War in Tow.

Published
London Printed for Bowles & Carver

Description
Single sheet, tall 8vo., Mezzotint engraving, 4 1/2î x 5 1/2î, paper slightly aged, printed one side as issued.

£250.00

SKU: 16122

Product Description

A Satire. The illustration shows a prostitute, with one breast exposed to attract a sailor who leans over eyeing her breast whilst another prostitute is picking his pocket and handing the proceeds to an old woman. Not listed in George, but a copy listed in the British Museum on line. A reissue of the Carrington Bowles version. From the collection of the Hon. C.Lennox-Boyd.