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The Piccadilly nuisance!

Printmaker: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, printmaker. Title: The Piccadilly nuisance! [graphic] : dedicated to the worthy, acting magistrates of the district / G. Cruikshank sculpt. Published: [London] : Pubd. by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, Augt....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Wife Drink Gin, 1752

The c18th print below serves as a reminder that indulging in too much gin can cause mischief. A grim-faced husband trudges and sighs his way along the street, regretting that he has (once again) allowed his merry wife to be to free with the Strip-and-go-naked....
From: The History of Love on 12 Jul 2013

The last jig, or Adieu to Old England

A scene in a tavern cellar, with a young woman, gaily dressed, dancing a jig with a man wearing an apron; at left, a sailor playing the violin, at right, a sailor sitting on steps and leaning forward, smoking, resting his arms on a barrel, another beside...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 Jul 2013

[Charity in the cellar]

“A drunken party; four men drinking heavily in a tavern, one with a cloth over his head, the others gathered round him, a fifth laid out asleep on a table at left; on a barrel at right a statue group of Charity, echoing the poses of the main figures;...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 Jul 2013

The art of Wax Figures in 18th-century American taverns & gardens & museums

Early American social life was a little boring and conservative in the opinion of one French visitor who wrote "Americans...in social life have less; and if they live almost without pain, they also nearly live without pleasure. They do not know...
From: 18th-century American Women on 20 Jun 2013

Account book, 1756 October 9-1758 March 18, [1758] September 14-16.

An account book in a variety of hands that records the purchase price of food that was later sold to customers at the Coach and Horses Inn on Conduit Street, London, between 1756 and 1758. A popular stop for grooms and coachmen, it was located near the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 May 2013

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