My Poll & my partner Joe.
London, H. Humphrey April 18th. 1796
260 x300 mm
A sailor (right) and a fat, ugly, disreputable woman (left) dance with tipsy joviality. They face each other, each holding the other’s left hand. He holds up a small covered jug (holding the publican’s dram). Her feet appear through tattered shoes and stockings; one eye is closed. He wears a round hat, pigtail, short jacket, petticoat, and long striped stockings BM 8907 .
From the collection of Dr. C.S. Warren, Descendant of Dr. Joseph Warren of Bunker Hill fame.