London, South Kensington
12 March 2008
Carington Bowles, Publishers
A Flat between Two Sharps - Law is like new fashion, folks are bewitched to get into it, - It is also like bad weather, most people are very glad when they get out of it.
mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1791, in a period 18th century frame
P. 13 7/8 x 9¾in. (35.2 x 24.8cm.)
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