Mr George King_the Parish Overseer. "And ratolorum loo; and a gentleman born-who writes himself armigero; in any bill warrant quittance or obligato_Shakespeare_Parish Characters in Ten Plates_by Paul Pry Esqr._Pl 1s
Pub June 12th 1829 by T McLean 26 Haymarket sole publisher of P.Prys Caricatures_none are original without T McLeans name.
Hand-coloured etching with large margins; paper watermarked: J Whatman 1829. Plate 349 x 247mm (13¾ x 4¾").
Caricature of George IV favourable to the King. One of a set of 'Parish Characters', all with an imitation of William Heath's signature and seemingly ante-dated to conceal piracy.
BM Satires: 15785; for another from the set see ref. 30503.
[Ref: 30504] £280.00