16029

SATIRE ON A DEBATING SOCIETY

The Robin Hood Society

Published
(London) by W.Humphrey

Description
Broadside, small 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.

£250.00

SKU: 16029

Product Description

A satire on the debating society that called itself ñThe Robin Hood Societyî which had been founded in 1747 but had been long the subject of ridicule – the common accusation being that the members were ignorant, atheistic, and ignorant tradesmen. The illustration shows the speaker, Jeffrey Dunstan, the eccentric wig seller and Mayor of Garrett, speaking before a group and in front of the chairman. BM. No. 6331