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Below the title: '(Intended as a Companion to the second appearance of Miss Bailey's Ghost, Just Publish'd)', see BMSat 10677. Heading to engraved verses: 'Sung by Mrs Jordan, with unbounded Applause at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.' A young woman registers grief outside a cottage (r.), in which a woman is spinning.  She is watched by two fashionably dressed passers-by.  The verses end:    'I am sure it is not my fault,  That I must die an old Maid.' 1 August 1806  Etching

Below the title: '(Intended as a Companion to the second appearance of Miss Bailey's Ghost, Just Publish'd)', see BMSat 10677. Heading to engraved verses: 'Sung by Mrs Jordan, with unbounded Applause at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.' A young woman registers grief outside a cottage (r.), in which a woman is spinning. She is watched by two fashionably dressed passers-by. The verses end: 'I am sure it is not my fault, That I must die an old Maid.' 1 August 1806 Etching

1806 portrait of a man wearing ear-rings, with his hands on and over the keyboard of a piano, looking round, with eyes turned up, and mouth wide. An attack on large fees to foreign opera-dancers and singers. Bust in profile to the right, of an elderly, lean, sharp-featured, sour-looking prude, with closed eyes. Bust in profile to the left, of a lean, elderly, wrinkled, sour-looking man. Bust of an old man, laughing cynically, intended for Democritus.

1806 portrait of a man wearing ear-rings, with his hands on and over the keyboard of a piano, looking round, with eyes turned up, and mouth wide. An attack on large fees to foreign opera-dancers and singers. Bust in profile to the right, of an elderly, lean, sharp-featured, sour-looking prude, with closed eyes. Bust in profile to the left, of a lean, elderly, wrinkled, sour-looking man. Bust of an old man, laughing cynically, intended for Democritus.

In a sitting room an old maid, Miss Withers, makes advances on Roderick Random, who recoils in disgust as she touches his arm; in oval frame with architectural border, a quiver above and scowling cat standing over a torch on top; after Richard Corbould, illustration to Smollett's 'Roderick Random', from 'Cooke's Pocket Editions of Select Classics'.  1799  Etching and engraving

In a sitting room an old maid, Miss Withers, makes advances on Roderick Random, who recoils in disgust as she touches his arm; in oval frame with architectural border, a quiver above and scowling cat standing over a torch on top; after Richard Corbould, illustration to Smollett's 'Roderick Random', from 'Cooke's Pocket Editions of Select Classics'. 1799 Etching and engraving

The mistletoe of Christmas Gambols!

This may be why the Puritans banned Christmas. LOL The mistletoe or christmas gambols, British Museum

A grotesquely fat woman, much decolletee, sits at a piano (left) singing and playing, her left foot on the pedal. With upturned eyes and gaping mouth she sings: "Just like love . . ." [three times]. Her music book is open at: 'Just like Love a Favorite Song Sung by Mr Braham'. A fat man in old-fashioned dress, standing just behind her, his hands raised in surprise, turns to address two younger men who are fashionably dressed. He asks: "Don't my Lady play and Sing delightfully? she was…

A grotesquely fat woman, much decolletee, sits at a piano (left) singing and playing, her left foot on the pedal. With upturned eyes and gaping mouth she sings: "Just like love . . ." [three times]. Her music book is open at: 'Just like Love a Favorite Song Sung by Mr Braham'. A fat man in old-fashioned dress, standing just behind her, his hands raised in surprise, turns to address two younger men who are fashionably dressed. He asks: "Don't my Lady play and Sing delightfully? she was…

Scotch washing, Isaac Cruikshank. 16 August 1810  Hand-coloured etching of  "Two buxom young women, lifting their petticoats high, trample in tubs placed beside a Highland stream; another brings a basket of linen to be washed, while a girl in the background spreads linen on the grass to dry..."

Recto (For description see other impression) 16 August 1810 Hand-coloured etching © The Trustees of the British Museum

An imitation of BM Satires 14901; four women, not arm-in-arm, walk left to right: High Price, tall, fashionable, and haughty, looks through an eye-glass. Low Price, small, pert, fashionable but vulgar, looks up at the stout flamboyant Full Price who holds a parasol. Half Price, thin and sour, and clearly an old maid, also holds a parasol. Rails and trees suggest Hyde Park.  26 January 1825.  Hand-coloured etching

An imitation of BM Satires 14901; four women, not arm-in-arm, walk left to right: High Price, tall, fashionable, and haughty, looks through an eye-glass. Low Price, small, pert, fashionable but vulgar, looks up at the stout flamboyant Full Price who holds a parasol. Half Price, thin and sour, and clearly an old maid, also holds a parasol. Rails and trees suggest Hyde Park. 26 January 1825. Hand-coloured etching

Dr. Syntax - "SYNTAX & DAIRY MAID" - Hand-Colored Aquatint- 1819

Dr. Syntax - "SYNTAX & DAIRY MAID" - Hand-Colored Aquatint- 1819

Social satire; three old maids lead strings of apes in hell, with devils flying…

three old maids lead strings of apes in hell, with devils flying around their heads, whipping them and pulling their hair; below the image a rhyme explains the image.

An elderly woman, the old maid of caricature, sits screaming in a water-closet, with raised petticoats.  Behind her four cats are fighting and she has been (incidentally) scratched in the fray. 4 May 1801  Hand-coloured etching

An elderly woman, the old maid of caricature, sits screaming in a water-closet, with raised petticoats. Behind her four cats are fighting and she has been (incidentally) scratched in the fray. 4 May 1801 Hand-coloured etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 14 November 1799  Hand-coloured etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 14 November 1799 Hand-coloured etching

A macaroni woman standing addressing a maid, while pointing at her young daughter, who she holds by the wrist, while the girl who stands on the left in front of a sofa, covertly receives a note from a footman, holding out her hand behind her left.  1777  Mezzotint with some etching

A macaroni woman standing addressing a maid, while pointing at her young daughter, who she holds by the wrist, while the girl who stands on the left in front of a sofa, covertly receives a note from a footman, holding out her hand behind her left. 1777 Mezzotint with some etching

Title (object)  A dandy  Materials  paper (all objects)  Techniques  hand-coloured (scope note | all objects)  etching (scope note | all objects)  Production person  Published by S W Fores (biographical details | all objects)  Print made by Charles Williams (biographical details | all objects)  Date  1818    British Museum, 1868,0808.8403    A pair of white stays lay on the floor behind him, and he is obviously wearing some as well, the text even mentions them.

Title (object) A dandy Materials paper (all objects) Techniques hand-coloured (scope note

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat).  4 April 1796  Etching

James Gillray, Philanthropic Consolations after the loss of the slave bill

1794, Old tabbies attending a favorite cat's funeral

1794, Old tabbies attending a favorite cat's funeral

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