An Introduction. - Gay moments of Logic, Jerry, Tom and Corinthian Kate.
Pub.d by Sherwood, Neely & Jones, July 2, 1821.
Coloured aquatint. 140 x 230mm (5½ x 9"). Stitch holes within plate. Cut to plate.
In a well-furnished room Tom and Kate (a courtesan) waltz gracefully, to music played by Logic at the piano. Jerry sits on a couch with a second courtesan, Sue. Both women wear evening dress with long gloves. Corinthian Kate and her friend Sue are supposed to be Mrs. Maples, a notorious courtesan, and Harriette Wilson. From Pierce Egan's ' Life in London, or the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis', originally issued as a monthly journal at a shilling a time, illustrated by George Cruikshank (1792–1878).
Abbey: Life 281; BM Satires 14334.
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