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Image ID:
lwlpr03581
Call Number:
773.01.19.02+
Title:
A decoy for the old as well as for the young
Published:
[London]: Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London, published as the act directs, [ca. 1773]
Description:
1 print : mezzotint, hand-colored, on laid paper ; plate mark 352 x 250 mm, on sheet 37 x 28 cm.
Notes:
Title from caption below image. | Plate numbered '278' in lower left corner. | Date erased, as in Stephens.
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Frederick George Stephens, v. 4, no. 4529
Summary:
A Macaroni in a tricorne hat, a sword with a hilt in the shape of a cockatoo's head at his waist and a walking stick dangling from gold rope around his wrist, peers through his quizzing glass at two stylishly-dressed women -- one young and pretty, the o
Subjects:
  •  Dandies.
  • Pickpockets.
  • Prostitutes.
  • Signs (Notices)
  • Taverns (Inns)
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1773.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1773.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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