Patrick O' Brien.
London Pub. Feby. 16. 1805 by J. Parry, No.5 Bentinck Street, Soho.
Hand coloured etching. Watermark John Wise 1804; Plate: 170 x 110mm, (6¾ x 4¼") very large margins.
Caricature portrait of Patrick Cotter (O'Brien) (1760 or 1761 - 1806), Irish giant; a tiny woman tugs at his breaches. With accompanying letterpress sheet from 'Extraordinary characters of the nineteenth century' published by J. Parry 1805. Contains plates and descriptions of 18 characters including William Henry West Betty, John Boydell and Giovanni Baptista Belzoni.
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