London Characters No. 3.What do you smoke Thomas, Awanna? Is. [&] I say Watchman, do I look as if I was drunk? Drunk! no ye'r only a little bit Tosticated or so.
Hand-coloured etching, printed on Whatman paper, watermark 1827. 186 x 239mm. 7¼ x 9½". Trimmed along lower edge.
Two scenes: the left; a black man dressed in aristocratic costume, all be it too big and baggy for him, stands smoking a pipe talking a stout gentleman. to the right; a watchman with his lantern in the street bumps into a drunkard leaving the tavern.
[Ref: 21544] £75.00