"Girl, Where's your Master!"_"Gone to be Champagn'd, Sir" "Gone to be What! Champagn'd! _ Shampoo'd, you mean: "The more fool he." "Ah! but he so complain'd Sir" "Complain'd,_Pho! Let him try Charles Wright's Champagne, "An then, By all the Pow'rs! if hecomplain' "He'll wel deserve to be Shampoo'd again."
London, Published by Tho.s Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket, 1827.
Hand-coloured aquatint, rare, 336 x 227mm. 13¼ x 9". Some foxing and time staining. Rubbing outside right-hand edge of image.
A satire on language of a master approaching a young lady who confuses her language with "shampoo" and "champagne", also dismissing the societal status of men and women. Charles Wright is recorded in 1826, in the Dublin Literary Gazette as a highly respectable wine merchant.
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