We're All in the Suds.
Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver / No. 69 St Pauls Church Yard, London. / Publish'd as the Act directs 4 June 1800. 381
Mezzotint with hand-colouring and large margins, platemark 155 x 115mm (6 x 4½"). Two horizontal creases to top of image; holes from silverfish at top.
Man holding his shaving dish in his left hand and the 'Gazette Extraordinary' in his right. One of many 'droll' mezzotints in roundels made from the designs of Robert Dighton (1751-1814), who after the death of John Collet in 1780 became the foremost designer of such images.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; CLB ii/ii for another droll after Dighton see ref. 32347.
[Ref: 32363] £130.00