Tregears Black Jokes. N.11.Miss Whites birth-day Party.
Hand-coloured aquatint and etching, 245 x 325mm. 9¾ x 12¾". Small tear to left-centre. Time staining.
A large black family sat around a table drinking tea and eating cake. A brightly-coloured tropical bird sits on a perch to the left and cat laps up milk on the floor, which a girl pour into an overflowing cup. From Tregear's series of "Black Jokes", being a series of laughable caricatures on the march of manners amongst blacks.
[Ref: 19757] £180.00