Sir Frog he would a wooing go,Whether his mother would let him or no &c.
London: Published by Rowe & Waller 49 Fleet St November 1825.
Fine coloured lithograph. Old ink signature in margin "Mr. Thomas 1826". Printed area 180 x 250mm (8 x 9¾") Creasing.
An anthropomorphic frog escapes the apron strings, riding on a lizard, a pair of pistols in his belt. It is an illustration to an old ballad (pre-dating 1581), in which the frog goes to Mouse Hall to court the daughter of the house, before coming to a sticky end.
[Ref: 33087] £160.00