The Woolwich Macaroni. V 4. 19.
Etching. Platemark 125 x 180mm (5 x 7"). Large margins.
A man in military dress walking in profile to the right. His right hand holds a cane, his left the hilt of a sabre. The links between Woolwich, south east London, and the military remain, but were particularly strong in the 18th century. It was home to the Royal Arsenal (dating back to 1471), the Royal Military Academy (est. 1741).
BM Satires: 5034.
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