Society of Schoolmasters. Annual Meeting.
Stipple and etching with large margins, scarce. Plate 165 x 114mm (6½ x 4½"). Some slight foxing off image.
Ticket invitation. Vignette with a woman holding a book for an infant, leaning against her leg, to read; antiquities with greek inscriptions surrounding her; at left a nymph leaning on an urn and looking admiringly up at the bust of Plato above. The Society of Schoolmasters was founded in 1797 and was supported by several leadin personalities of the day, including Sheridan, Peel and Hannah More.
[Ref: 29985] £220.00