London, Publish'd Nov.r 15th 1780 by Watson & Dickinson, No. 158 New Bond Street.
Stipple, printed in brown. 290 x 377mm. 11½ x 14¾" Trimmed to platemark and laid on separate sheet.
'The chief point of interest about this caricature is the use of the leather-tipped cue, which must just have been invented, replacing the 'spoon', a row of which stands in a rack against the wall. 'Henry William Bunbury was a brother of Sir Charles Bunbury, the well-known sportsman, who won the first Derby in 1780 with Diomed and was again successful in 1801 and 1813' (Wilder).
BM: 5803; see F.L. Wilder, 'English Sporting Prints', pp.190-1.
[Ref: 14196] £640.00