The Unpleasant Recontre

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The Unpleasant Recontre
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Daniel Thomas Egerton (pseud ‘Peter Quiz’)

The Unpleasant Recontre

Fashionable Bores, or Coolers in High Life

London, Thos. McLean 1824

Aquatints

Original hand-colouring

215x270mm

£85

Caricatures detailing the embarrassing incidents of fashionable life.

An agitated very fashionably dressed lady, followed by her black footman, stands on the corner of Soho Square and Sutton Street, clasping her hands in dismay at the sight of her fiancée coming out of s Temple of Venus or brothel. Their dogs sniff menacingly in the roadway and a fashionable carriage is drawn up at the kerb. Not in BM Cat