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[Prodigal son]

[Prodigal son]

 
 
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Print shows scene in a bordello where the Prince of Wales lounges on a sofa next to a large, bare-breasted woman, probably representing Charles James Fox. A second bare-breasted woman,lounges at the feet of the Prince, while a third holds a man who is leaning on a chair vomiting.
Written in ink above print: Mrs. Windsor, Prince of Wales & Miss Catherine Barton alias Katey Bart. Pencil inscription below print: Miss Catherine Barton alias Katey Bart.
Title devised by Library staff.
Information based on "English caricature, 1620 to the present", published by the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1984.
Hand-colored etching by possibly by Thomas Rowlandson although no entry in British Museum Catalog or catalogue raisonné "Rowlandson the caricaturist", by Joseph Grego, 1970.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

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Date

01/01/1785
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