The New Rigatta.1 prize. am entire new Wig, completely furnished with curls, cushion fethers, &c &c and free admittance to all public amusements. 2 prize. a new pair of Corks - with the Patent machine invented by Mess.rs Pulley & Lever, for tight Lacing. 3 Prize. a privelege of appearing in public either sans Fichlle, or without Petty-coats as the Lady shall judge most decent.
Pubd by Mdarly 39 Strand Feby 20. 1777.
Paper waternarked 'J Taylor'. Etching 235 x 350mm. 9¼ x 13¾". Some creasing, trimmed.
Three caricatured women, with mountainous and feathered headdresses sit, feet in the air and hands clasped under their kness, floating down the Thames under the arches of a bridge, on their cork rumps. They are floating towards our right. At the extreme left three heads are blowing the wind that propels the ladies. Five little ducks also appear in the lower left corner. This print may refer to the regatta at Richmond.
Not in BM Satires.
[Ref: 26842] £240.00