An. Election. Ball.
London Published by McLean, 26 Haymarket. [n.d., c.1829].
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet size: 245 x 355mm (9¾x 14"). Trimmed.
An interior view in which a well dressed dandy bows and takes the hand of the plain daughter of a grotesquely fat mother, to the shock and confusion of the guests behind. The ballroom can be seen through an open facade in the background. By William Heath (1794/5-1840) ex-Captain of Dragoons, illustrator of colour-plate books, and prolific caricaturist. He published regularly with Thomas McLean.
Not in BM Satires.
[Ref: 32033] £260.00