No. XI. The Nonpareil of Portsoken. No. XII. The Premier Cit.
Engraving. Plate: 175 x 110mm, (7 x 4¼"). Small margins. Cut to plate at top.
Two oval bust portraits set in ovals. On the right William Pickett (d. 1796) who served as Lord Mayor of London from 1789-90, on the left is depicted the daughter of a greengrocer to whom Pickett was much devoted. From the 'Histories of the Tête à Tête annexed...' series that appeared in 'Town and Country Magazine', a monthy magazine which featured articles on the scandals and romantic affairs of the nobility.
BM Satire 7701.
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