CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1786 - Three weeks after marriage (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-04311 (digital file from original)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a man standing on the left offering portraits of "new passions" to George, Prince of Wales, who is seated on a sofa beneath portraits of "The Perdita" and "The Armstead"; the man tells George that "The originals have been carefully tried, and are in fine order for your H--s, as for Fitz - she must put up with my Comfits, for you know, your H--s, you may have twenty such wives." George, meanwhile, holds portraits of "new beauties" and a "list of com...able wives widows and crackt maids ... Wel-e purveyor." A copy of "Uncle Morgan's Frolics, second edition, lies open on the sofa, a sheet "variety is charming" has fallen to the floor. On the right, stands Maria Fitzherbert who exclaims "Confusion! have I been [...]-up with a mock-marriage..."; at her feet, open to the title page, is "Who's the Dupe."
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching ; 27.9 x 38.8 cm. (sheet)
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pub'd. as the Act directs, for the proprietor by J. Nunn, Queen Street, 1786 April 10th.
Title from item.
Paper watermarked with design over "GR".
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830. Fitzherbert, Maria Anne,--1756-1837. Robinson, Mary,--1758-1800. 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: (digital file from original) ppmsca 04311 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.04311
CONTROL #: 2003689153
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