A Glorious day ! Not a Cloud to be Seen !!

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A Glorious day ! Not a Cloud to be Seen !!
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George Hunt after M. Egerton
A Glorious Day ! Not a Cloud to be Seen !!.
London, t. McLean 1827
Etching with aquatint
Original hand colouring
290 x 210 mm
Trimmed within platemark
A companion to  A spanking dog day.
A fat, gaily dressed man stands with his head up, hand shielding his eyes. A swarm of small flies hover above his head and alight on his large nose.
Behind him, a parrot sits on top of its cage, and a dog, sitting before him looks up and barks at the man.
Behind a picket fence are a neat row of colouful tulips, butterflies hover above them.