The Irish Cur! [&] "Military Curs!"
1839 [dated in plate.]
Lithograph, two images to one sheet. Sheet 380 x 275mm, 15 x 10¾". Some surface soiling; tatty extremities left and right.
Two caricatures showing dogs in human guises: one shows a club-wielding Irishman in characteristically shabby clothes; the other below two military types in uniform beside a cannon, one holding a sword, the other a telescope. They are visual puns on the double meaning of the "cur" (popular slang for a mongrel dog and a disreputable person) of the captions.
[Ref: 19487] £80.00