No. XXVI. The Female Deserter. No. XXVII. The Chemical Lover.
Engraving. Plate: 170 x 110mm, (6¾ x 4¼"). Small margins. Cut at top.
Two portrait busts set in ovals. On the right a portrait of a Francis Newman and on the left Mrs Lydia Sheriden. Major Henry Sheriden on returning from his post in America found that his wife Lydia had run away with Newman to Chelsea. From '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 nobility.
BM Satire 7706.
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