The Little Volunteer [and] Young Sailors.
London, Published June 24th 1799, by Jn.Young, 58 Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.
Pair of mezzotints. Each plate 585 x 430mm.
These prints show a juvenile curiosity about British military involvement during the Napoleonic Wars (the ship in 'Young Sailors' bears the legend 'Nelson', explicitly linking the childrens' play to contemporary events).
[Ref: 4585] £1,200.00