Manoeuvring.Waiter Waiter! ___ Coming Sir. Coming! What does y'r master charge for Dinner? Four Shillings Sir. And _ how much for Supper? Two & Six-pence Sir. Then d'y'e hear ___ Bring me Supper.
Published by HUNT, 18 Tavistock St.t Covent Garden. [n.d., c.1827.]
Hand coloured aquatint with etching, very large margins. Platemark: 245 x 215mm (9¾ x 8½"). Small ink stain in left edge.
An interior scene within a dining roon. A gentleman, to the left, enquires as to the cost of dinner and of supper, deciding that the waitor should bring him supper, it being the cheaper choice. A dining table is set in front of a window, out of which a large carriage can be seen, inscribed 'Holyhead. London'.
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