Dusty Bob_the Partish Dustman. Parish Characters____by Paul Pry Esq.r____
Pub June 1st 1829 by S Gans 15 Southampton St Strand (Sole Publisher of P Prys Caricatures=(None are original without S Gans' name
Hand-coloured etching with large margins. Plate 362 x 260mm (14¼ x 10¼"). Stain bottom right.
Peel as a rat-catcher and 'Cad' to the Ministry ('Dusty Bob' was a favourite character in the stage version of 'Life in London'). Contemporary copy of the print by William Heath (Paul Pry) lacking 'Pl-3rd' inscription and published by Gans rather than McLean.
BM Satires: 15801 (copy)
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