15683

SATIRE ON WILKES’S DUEL WITH LORD TALBOT.

The Bagshot Frolick, or the Pot-lid & the Inkhorn.

Published
(London)

Description
Broadside, oblong folio, etching, has been folded, printed one side.

£350.00

SKU: 15683

Product Description

A Satire on the pretended duel between John Wilkes and Lord Talbot on Bagshot Heath on the 5th October 1762. Wilkes had ridiculed Lord Talbot, the Steward of the Royal Household in an article in his “North Briton”.. The result was a supposed duel between the two when they only exchanged shots. BM. No. 3914