No. XXIX. The Winning Client. No. XXX. The Special Pleader.
Engraving. Plate: 170 x 110mm, (6¾ x 4¼"). Small margins on 3 sides; cut at top.
Two portrait busts set in ovals. On the right a Mr Shoole and on the left Mrs Lydia Rybot, formerly Mrs Fowler, wife of Francis Thomas Rybot a silk-mercer in Cheapside. Mrs Rybot was tried for criminal conversation with Mr Shoole. 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 7707.
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