A Peep at A Peer _ or the Guildford High Mettled Racer.

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A Peep at A Peer _ or the Guildford High Mettled Racer.
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A satire on Queen Caroline’s affair with Bergamo.
To the left is the figure of Queen Caroline with a parasol in her right hand, holding a child by the left hand. The child speaks: Only look- how he kicks!! Her response is Yes, yes, child- Many will be upset before it’s over.-
The donkey, wearing a rosette and elaborate saddle, bucks his rider, Bergamo, who says; I’m not a great rider - I only ride a Donkey!!!.
A servant dressed in oriental costume makes reference to himself and his master; My master and I are both Greeks.
The grotto behind the servant has a sign "Villa D'Este". Above the grotto is a wind vane with an arrow pointing left on which is inscribed Non mi Recordo.
In the foreground amongst the flowers, to the left a potted orange tree, and to the right a potted pineapple.