Stratagem better than Force.
Pub. by T. McLean 26 Haymarket where political and other Caricatuers are daily Published. [n.d., watermarked 1827.
Coloured etching with fine colour. 250 x 360mm (10 x 14"). False margins added.
An old woman and two chimney sweeps try unsuccessfully to move an ass, whilst on the right a costermonger gallops away on a donkey, using a bunch of carrots tied to a stick for encouragement. In the distance can be seen St. Paul's cathedral.
BM Satires 15959.
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