A French invasion on the fashionable dress of 1798 [graphic] / GL delt.

Published/Created:
[London]
[publisher not identified]
[1798]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching & stipple engraving on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 23.6 x 35 cm, on sheet 25 x 37 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Attributed to Cruikshank on unverified card catalog record.
Imprint burnished from plate. Originally published in 1798.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Song is an allusion to the Roast beef of Old England.
Leverhulme-Auchincloss, vol. vii.
Watermark: John Hall 1825.
Abstract:
"Social satire; a tall thin man with a tasselled tricorn hat in one hand and wearing a sword, wig, buckled shoes and rings on both hands steps forward towards a large lady with a wreath in her hair, beauty spots, several rings, a cupid's bow and arrow on a ribbon round her neck, a large muff, and a very low decolletage; behind them their two dogs mimic their actions; the man asks "Beauty need note de foraine aid of ornamen but ees ven unadorn adorn de mos.", to which the woman replies "I really cannot resist the pleasing truth of the bewitching Markeee. - - ah! Sweet Sir I yield, ah!""--British Museum online catalogue.
Associated Names:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811? [Artist]
L., G. [Artist]
Topics:
Bracelets
Courtship
Dandies -- French
Dogs
Jewelry
Miniatures (Paintings)
Obesity
Pendants (Jewelry)
Rings
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1825
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1798
Stipple engravings -- England -- London -- 1825
Watermarks (Paper) -- John Hall 1825
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
798.00.00.04+
Orbis Record:
8154975
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr00180
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10697346
PID:
digcoll:549147