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]
Mezzotint, sheet 150 x 120mm (6 x 4¾"). Trimmed inside platemark at bottom, losing publication line; border coloured yellow.
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. Unusual presentation with coloured border.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; CLB ii/ii; for another droll after Dighton see ref. 32347.
[Ref: 32364] £120.00