The Country Singing Clerk on a Sunday.
Etching, 170 x 120mm. 6¾ x 4¾".
A man walking along a road holding a very long stick with a face carved at the top, and holding his hat. From 'Characters, Macaronies & Caricatures, 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.6' upper left and '20' upper right.
BM Satires: 4689.
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