Petticoat interest [graphic].

Creator:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, printmaker
Williamson, T., publisher
Published/Created:
[London] :
Pubd. Sepr. 24, 1802 by T. Williamson [20 Strand] London,
[24 September 1802]
Physical Description:
1 print :
etching on wove paper, hand-colored ;
plate mark 27.7 x 20.2 cm, on sheet 29 x 22 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker from George.
Abstract:
A pretty young woman sits on the knee of an officer (left) wearing a gorget and cocked hat. She looks over her shoulder to speak to her elderly husband who leaves the room (right) supported on crutches: "Pray my Dear go and speak to Sir John in the mean while the Captain & I will push the point in this Quarter." He answers: "I'll go this momment. now is the Golden instant so dont be Idle but exert yourselves to have the affair well done & quickly." Over the doorway is a stag's head with antlers. The captain says: "Thanks, Sir. I trust your good Lady will Succeed in her Undertaking.
Topics:
Adultery
Couples
Horns (Anatomy)
Military uniforms--British
Sofas
Spouses
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1802
Satires (Visual works)--England--1802
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
802.09.24.01
Orbis Record:
8379456
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr03523
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George,
v. 8, no. 9949
OID:
10955132
PID:
digcoll:973516