The German Doctor on his Travels from England.The German Doctor with his Family on his Travels to England conducted by Mynheer Shinder-Knecht.
Sold by J.Williams Bookseller No.39 Fleet Street. Price 6d. [n.d., c.1780.]
Etching with aquatint in brown ink, sheet 210 x 240mm. 8¼ x 9½". Trimmed within plate and glued to album page.
Social satire: a travelling doctor mounted backwards on a donkey looking back at his wife and six children; on an upper register a man hanging on a gallows. Very rare. Published by John Williams (fl.1760 - 1774), bookseller and publisher in London. May have been identical with the bookseller John Williams who was put in the pillory in 1765 for the republication of Wilkes's provocative number 45 "North Briton".
BM Satires: undescribed.
[Ref: 13069] £220.00