See valiant Captain Snout appears, the drum beats up for volunteers, you that are weary of your wives, and willing to live merry lives,who from the Tally man woud run, and clutches of the bailiff shun, lift under him without delay, and enter into present pay.
[n.d,. engraved c.1730, but printed c.1800.]
Engraving. 290 x 250mm, 11½ x 9¾". Paper brittle, some chipping, creased.
A satire about army recuiters, with the characters with animal heads, with Captain Snout an elephant and his troop cats. Painted by Egbert van Heemskerck II (c.1674 - 1744.)
[Ref: 19728] £180.00