Rural Police.Hist! _ Stand back mate, keep your eye on him, mind he don't bolt! _ Ah! you Villain, we have caught you at last, have we?
Pub. Sep 24. 1840, by Tilt & Bogue, Fleet Street, London.
Etching, sheet 195 x 250mm. 7¾ x 9¾". Lacking right margin, chipped at upper right corner.
An illustration satirising the relatively new phenomenon of rural policing; an officer of the law attempts to apprehend a scarecrow by night, a village with its church in the background. Numbered 'No. 10' upper right.
[Ref: 10093] £65.00