The Feather'd Fair in a Fright.
Publish'd as the Act directs, 24 June 1779.
Engraving. 520 x 370mm. Trimmed to plate & laid on paper, top left corner reinstated with ink mss., affecting sky only.
Print satirizing servant girls for aping the upper-class fashion for huge powdered wigs. Based on a painting by John Collet commissioned by the publisher Carington Bowles.
see O'Connell, 'The Popular Print in England' p.118
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