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A maiden ewe dressed in the latest fashion, Sept 1797, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

A maiden ewe dressed in the latest fashion, Sept 1797, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

The high hair & ruffles.  AL. The Promenade at Carlisle House: 1781, J.R. Smith MoL 002154

The high hair & ruffles. AL. The Promenade at Carlisle House: 1781, J.R. Smith MoL 002154

'The pleasures of skaiting, or A view in winter', c. 1780, mezzotint after John Collet, published by Carington Bowles. A man has taken a tumble. He lies flat on his back on the ice - an ideal position from which to gaze up female ice-skaters' skirts.

'The pleasures of skaiting, or A view in winter', c. 1780, mezzotint after John Collet, published by Carington Bowles. A man has taken a tumble. He lies flat on his back on the ice - an ideal position from which to gaze up female ice-skaters' skirts.

(For description and comment, see large version: 1876,0708.2760).  6 January 1779  Mezzotint with some etching

(For description and comment, see large version: 1876,0708.2760). 6 January 1779 Mezzotint with some etching

The Lover's Disguise, 1782, British Museum, Museum No. 2010,7081.1936

The Lover's Disguise, 1782, British Museum, Museum No. 2010,7081.1936

The Waits on Christmas Eve at Night / Boxing Day in the Morning, 1770-1800. British Museum 1896,0501.1627

The Waits on Christmas Eve at Night / Boxing Day in the Morning, 1770-1800. British Museum 1896,0501.1627

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