A Charge at Ascot 1800. Clear the Course or Virtue in Danger.

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A Charge at Ascot 1800. Clear the Course or Virtue in Danger.
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(Publication line by James Gillray)
A Charge at Ascot 1800. Clear the Course or Virtue in Danger.
London, H Humphrey June 26th. 1802
Etching
Original hand colouring
250 x 410 mm
£380
A rare, large caricature by an unknown engraver, but with a publication line by Gillray, as above.
A cavalryman mounted on his large horse, sword raised high, is following a fashionably dressed, elderly gentleman on his much smaller mount, his horse looks sideways in alarm. A labourer has been knocked to the ground, his brush and pan falling from his hands.