The Ladies Ridicule.
Pub accor to Act by MDarly Strand July 17th 1772
Etching, platemark 125 x 180mm (5 x 7"). Small margins.
A tall female Macaroni sitting in a sedan chair carried by two footmen; the roof of the chair has been lifted to allow her coiffure to stick through, while a boy page stands behind. From 'Characters, Macaronies & Caricatures, by MDarly', in an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates. Numbered 'V.3' upper left and '22' upper right.
BM Satires 4653
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