The Letter Woman.
Printed for Carington Bowles, at No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London. [n.d., c.1770].
Mezzotint. Platemark: 150 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A pretty young post woman, half-length, is seen standing beside a lantern and ringing a bell. She is holding out her hand to receive the fee for taking a letter from a boy on the left. The letter is inscribed "To Thomas Jones Esqr. Yowell Bucks".
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 33020] £140.00