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Bachelors Fare - or Bread and Cheese with kisses (caricature)

PAF4046
Fine art

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Collection Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours, Caricatures
User collections Caricatures by franzgmail
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID PAF4046
Description Plate No. 365. This 18th-century caricature shows a sailor having a meal with a young woman. The scene seems innocent enough until the viewer notices that he is actually conducting a business transaction; presenting coins in return for her sexual favours.
Date made 10 November 1777

Artist/Maker Collet, John
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials mezzotint
Measurements Primary support: 560 mm x 406 mm; Mount: 558 mm x 405 mm
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