Oh help! Oh help! Will no one come, / Our downward course to stay? / I will not, if I get safe home, / Come here another day! / To get to Paris over land, Myself to this I trusted; / But when above the Goodwin Sand, / Oh dear its gone and busted!
[n.d., but 1854.]
Engraving with hand colouring, 210 x 250mm. Tear at top of image, laid on a 19th century linen album sheet; foxing.
A satirical print of Charles Green (1785-1870), who in 1836 flew from 480 miles from London to Nassau in Germany.
[Ref: 8264] £220.00