Hunt the Slipper [&] Hot Cockles.
Publish'd July 2.d, 1787 by W. Palmer No. 163 Strand.
Pair of fine stipples. Platemarks 195 x 225mm (7ĺ x 8ĺ"). Thread margins.
Two scenes of children playing: in 'Hunt the Slipper' a group of children sit in a circle playing, as one boy searches for the hidden slipper; in 'Hot Cockles' one person places their head in anothers lap and guesses who is hitting them from behind, a variation of the classic 'Blind Manís Buff'.
De Vesme. 1263 & 1264, both IV of IV.
[Ref: 36413] £480.00