The Martal Macaroni.Pray S.r. do you Laugh at me. 24.
Etching with very large margins. Platemark: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). Light creasing.
A fashionably dressed young officer standing in profile to left, his hair dressed in an extremely long queue which echoes the sword hanging at his side. A contemporary identification of the figure as 'Ensign Horneck'. Plate 24 from the publication, '24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1)'. Published by caricaturist, printseller and ornamental engraver Matthew Darly (1720 - 1781).
BM Satires ref: 4711.
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