A Hunt over a Bottle.or the Cork Screw Chace.
Pub accorg. to Act May 19th. 1772 by MDarly 39 Strand.
Etching, 180 x 250mm. 7 x 9¾".
A portly huntsman on an ungainly horse pursues a corkscrew with a fox's brush tail with a pack of hounds, the dogs squeezed into wine glasses. From an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates. Numbered '12' upper right.
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