City Foulers. -Mark! -Against the Wind he takes his prudent way, While the strong Gale directs him to the prey; Now the warm scent assures the covey near, He treads with caution & he points with fear. Gay. ___clausisque expectat ocellis [word spelt in Greek alphabet follows]:___
Published as the Act directs Septr. 1st. 1785, by J. Jones, No.63, Great Portland Street, Marylebone.
Stipple engraving with etching. 362 x 290mm. Trimmed crudely to platemark at top.
A dog leads two shooters to a man relieving himself behind a bush. The dome of St. Paul's looms over the City of London in the background.
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