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A Bagnigge Wells scene, or, No resisting temptation
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No resisting temptation
[London] : Printed for Carington Bowles ... No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, 1776.
1 print : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 353 x 251 mm., on wove sheet 45 x 29 cm.
Numbered in plate: 341. | Date estimated from George, v.5, Appendix, "Key to the dates of the series of mezzotints issued by Carington Bowles."
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 4, no. 4545
In the garden of Bagnigge Wells surrounded by hedges, trees, and a fountain, a well dressed lady is plucking a rose, as another woman behind her looks on. The roof of the circular Temple is visible on the left. By the 1770s, the Bagnigge Wells resort was
  •  Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • London (England) - Social life and customs - 18th century.
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  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1776.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1776.
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