The Tower Macaroni.Pro Bono Publico.
Etching, 175 x 125mm. 7 x 5".
A corpulent man holding a crooked walking stick, his hair in a long pig-tail. From 'Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters, published by MDarly', in an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates. Numbered 'V.5' upper left and '1' upper right.
BM Satires: 4659.
[Ref: 14314] £160.00