New Search

View high resolution image

Image ID:
Call Number:
Miss returning from a visit, or, Thomas fording a brook with his mistress
Related Title:
Thomas fording a brook with his mistress
London : Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the act directs, 20 August 1774.
1 print on laid paper : mezzotint ; plate mark 35.6 x 25.2 cm, on sheet 40 x 27 cm.
Title engraved below image. | Reduced and reversed copy of this print was published by Sayer on September 10, 1787. Cf. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6 , no. 8265. | Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Young women -- Domestic service: footman -- Fording -- Pick-a-back -- Wigs: queue wig.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1774.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1774.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
    View record in ORBIS
    Rights statement:
    These images are provided for study purposes only.
    For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at
    Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at
    The electronic records for some of the objects in the LWL Digital Collections were created from documentation that has not in all cases been reviewed for accuracy or completeness nor does it necessarily reflect current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records, however, is ongoing, and the Library welcomes your comments as it continues to enhance these records. Please also note that not all of the Library's collection is presently searchable online, but the Library has an active program that continues to add new records to the Digital Collections on a regular basis.

    If you have comments or questions regarding the LWL Digital Collection or the about the Library's collections in general, please write to The Lewis Walpole Library.