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Photograph of ladies at tea, 1880s, from the collection of the Chemung County Historical Society

se juntan a tomar un té con intrusos incluidos chemung-valley-curator: “ Photograph of ladies at tea, from the collection of the Chemung County Historical Society ”

Sleight of Hand by a Monkey or the Lady‘s Head Unloaded  Hand-coloured mezzotint, 1776  Carrington Bowles (publisher)  British Museum

Sleight of Hand by a Monkey or the Lady‘s Head Unloaded Hand-coloured mezzotint, 1776 Carrington Bowles (publisher) British Museum

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'The finishing touch', hand-coloured etching by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey. Lady Sarah Archer, notorious for her gambling, applies rouge to her drink-reddened cheek.

1810  'Progress of the Toilet – Dress Completed' by James Gillray (1757-1815)  Etching, coloured by hand.  vam.ac.uk

Progress of the Toilet – Dress Completed

Thomas Rowlandson 1756-1827 "Four o'Clock in the Country", pub. 1788 (coloured etching with aquatint)

Credit: "Four o'Clock in the Country", pub. 1788 (coloured etching with aquatint) (pair of Rowlandson, Thomas / Private Collection / The Bridgeman Art Library

The Dutchess canvassing for her favourite member, April 1784, Etching

Unruly Eighteenth-Century Britain: The Politics of Pleasure: Excessive Consumption as Depicted in the Satirical Prints of the 1784 Westminster Election

File:Matrimonial-Harmonics-Gillray.jpeg. Published as one of a pair, the other being "Harmony Before Matrimony." The contrast is clear.

File:Matrimonial-Harmonics-Gillray.jpeg. Published as one of a pair, the other being "Harmony Before Matrimony." The contrast is clear.

A caricature of Lady Archer who was a gambler, whose attempts to disguise her aging beauty and hold on to her youth made her a figure of social derision and mockery.

(nÈe West), Lady Archer ('The finishing touch') by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey Rouge Pot!

James Gillray's Satirical Prints on the Impeachment of Warren Hasting (late 18th century) - The British Library.

Advantages of Wearing Muslin Dresses! by James Gillray Bohn Edition, circa 1851 Engraving, hand tinted with watercolour.Muslin dresses had become very fashionable at the time when this caricature was published

Faro's Ladys. 18th century illustration satirizing Lady Buckinghamshire being slapped with a fine for running a gambling table.

The Loss of the Faro Bank James Gillray 1797 - James Gillray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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