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Perdita upon her last legs. (BM 1868,0808.5371 1)

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Perdita upon her last legs. (BM 1868,0808.5371 1)

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From the 'Rambler's Magazine', ii. 281. Mrs. Robinson (Perdita) (left) begs from the Prince of Wales (right) who hands her a purse.
She wears a low-cut dress in rags. They stand on the pavement of a street ; behind is a high brick wall on which are play-bills headed 'Jane Shore' and 'Florizel and Perdita'. 1 September 1784

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