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Such things are : Telles choses sont : that such things are we must allow, but such things never were till now.
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Telles choses sont
[London] : Publish'd April 2, 1787 by S.W. Fores at the Caricature Warehouse, No. 3 Piccadilly, [1787]
1 print on laid paper : etching, hand-colored ; plate mark x cm., on sheet x cm.
Possibly by Mercer. | Not in Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
A campanion piece to print of the same title which ridicules women's dress, this one with four figures of dandies, one with a huge muff, one with a tall cane, all with the high waist, tight trousers, exaggerated ruffles at the neck, fashions that are all of the period.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Men's costumes -- Trousers -- Allusion to "Such things are" by Mrs. Inchbald.
  • Subjects:
  •  Clothing & dress - England - 1780-1790.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1787.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1787.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Fores, S. W., publisher.
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