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'Can you forbear laughing', 1776, mezzotint by Philip Dawe, published by Sayer & Bennett. The price to pay for an elegant lady's headdress: an ostrich and a rooster stand by with plucked-bare bottoms while two maids denude a peacock of its tail feathers.

'Can you forbear laughing', 1776, mezzotint by Philip Dawe, published by Sayer & Bennett. The price to pay for an elegant lady's headdress: an ostrich and a rooster stand by with plucked-bare bottoms while two maids denude a peacock of its tail feathers.

"Description  Women holding bows and arrows in a field. 6 May 1792  Mezzotint    Inscriptions  Inscription Content: With title below and address 'Publish'd May 6th 1792 by Robert Sayer & Co. Fleet Street, London'. Numbered in lower left '279'"

"Description Women holding bows and arrows in a field. 6 May 1792 Mezzotint Inscriptions Inscription Content: With title below and address 'Publish'd May 6th 1792 by Robert Sayer & Co. Fleet Street, London'. Numbered in lower left '279'"

The conception of Merlin. Lancelot en prose (partie du), c. 1494, Inc. 1286, f8v, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris.

The conception of Merlin. Lancelot en prose (partie du), c. 1494, Inc. 1286, f8v, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris.

La beauté militaire, 6 février 1781

La beauté militaire, 6 février 1781

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The Preposterous Head Dress, or the Feathered Lady, 1776. Yale Center for British Art, B1977.14.10990

The Preposterous Head Dress, or the Feathered Lady, 1776. Yale Center for British Art, B1977.14.10990

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Marie Antoinette depicted as a 'bergère' (Sheppardess)

Mrs Carwardine, May 9, 1781. British Museum 1902,1011.4954  Love this cap.  And adorable mother-child image.

Mrs Carwardine, May 9, 1781. British Museum 1902,1011.4954 Love this cap. And adorable mother-child image.

François Desprez, f. E4 Dessin 65 Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel A Paris : Par Richard Breton 1565 (41)

François Desprez, f. E4 Dessin 65 Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel A Paris : Par Richard Breton 1565 (41)

Portrait of the actress Isabella Mattocks, in character in Holcroft's 'The Road to Ruin'; whole length, standing, to the right, holding fan, larfe feathers on hat; illustration to the 'Attic Miscellany'.  Etching and engraving

Portrait of the actress Isabella Mattocks, in character in Holcroft's 'The Road to Ruin'; whole length, standing, to the right, holding fan, larfe feathers on hat; illustration to the 'Attic Miscellany'. Etching and engraving