15370

SATIRE ON THE MUSICAL ABOUT THE COBLER AND THE POET

The Cobler and the Poet. Sung with great Applause by Mr. Fawcett, in Mr Allingham’s New Farce, called “Who Wins, or the Widow’s Choice”.

Published
London by Laurie & Whittle

Description
Broadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank, Letter Press Poem beneath, lightly aged, laid down on stiff card.

£150.00

SKU: 15370

Product Description

A satire on a song in the musical “Who Wins, or the Widow’s Choice” which was adapted from the French. This is based around the story of two men who come to London to make their fortune – the one is sensible and becomes a Cobler making a comfortable living. His friend however is a poet and does not make a living. The scene is set between Grub Street, and the Cobler’s shop. BM. No. 11198