Cocking the Greeks [graphic].
[London] : Pubd. May 16, 1796, by S.W. Fores, No. 50 Piccadilly, the corner of Sackville Street, [16 May 1796]
"Lady Archer (left) and Lady Buckinghamshire (right) stand in the pillory as in BMSat 8876, their heads turned in profile towards each other. Lady Archer wears a feathered hat, riding-habit, and boots (cf. BMSat 7973, &c.); Lady Buckinghamshire wears feathers in her hair, her broad breast is immodestly bare, her face is patched. She stands on tip-toe on the top of her Faro 'Bank Box'. The shadow beneath the edge of the platform forms the base of the design; in front of it stands Lord Kenyon, half length, in wig and gown, ringing a hand-bell inscribed 'K' and shouting; he holds a large scroll: "Oh Yes - Oh Yes - this is to give notice that several silly Women in the Parish of St Giles, St James & St Georges [see BMSat 8880], have caus'd much Distress & uneasiness in Family by Keeping bad Houses late hours, & by Shuffling & cutting have Obtain'd divers valuabl Articles - Whoever will bring before me -""--British Museum online catalogue.
Title etched below image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark. CtY-LW
Printseller's announcement following publication statement: NB. Folios of caracatures [sic] lent out for the evening.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 8878
Exhibited: "Bawdy Bodies: Satires of Unruly Women" at The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Farmington, CT, September 2015-February 2016.
Archer, Sarah West, Lady, 1741-1801 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Buckinghamshire, Albinia Hobart, Countess of, 1738-1816 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Kenyon, Lloyd Kenyon, Baron, 1732-1802 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Gambling. lctgm
Pillories. lctgm
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1796. gmgpc
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1796. gmgpc
Watermarks (Paper) rbpap CtY-LW
Fores, S. W., publisher.
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