[The Twelve Months Represented by Lilliputian Figures.] December.Sir Machiavel Nietherside a Coffee house Politician and Nick Sitr-it-up the Coffee boy, Boy, bring my Osborn Fog and Danvers, and Walsingham - that I may canvas. The state of Billingsgate and know, Which does most dirt and scandal throw. Who gives the lie with the best grace, And who can best call names apace.
Engraving. 248 x 148mm (9¾ x 5¾"). Cut and laid on album sheet.
Scene in December, a dwarf is served coffee as he sits smoking. Below: a man kneels on top of a wild pig to cut it open.
[Ref: 15961] £290.00