CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1787--Bachelors fare (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-132972 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a man, seated at a table, embracing and kissing a woman, around the table are seated three women, a fourth, carrying a tankard of beer, enters through a door on the right; on the table are bread and cheese, a visual reference to a quote by Jonathan Swift, "Bachelors fare; bread and cheese, and kisses." Two illustrations are on the wall in the background, one of a church, and the other of a swarm of bees around a hive.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching ; 21 x 36.5 cm. (plate)
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Published ... for the proprietor by W. Moore, No. 48 New Bond Street, E. Macklew, No. 9 Haymarket and W. Dickie, No. 195 Strand, 1787 Oct. 16th.
Title from item.
Attributed to William Dent.
See also: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4553.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Kissing--1780-1790. Relations between the sexes--England--1780-1790.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings British 1780-1790.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32972 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32972
CONTROL #: 2003674077
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