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"A Hint to the Husbands, or the Dresser, properly Dressed", satirical print by Philip Dawe, published by Sayer & Bennett, 1777.

A hint to [the] husbands, or, The dresser, properly dressed (Lewis Walpole Library) 40 of 344 Next

'Female curiosity' by James Gillray, c1778. What - we've all done it. Haven't we....NO!

A woman inspecting her backside as her maid holds the mirror.

"Sir Tmy. Thicketts First Reel to London, or, the Beauties of Kings Place, Drawing Lots for a ---", 1781; LWL 781.08.11.01 lelpr04769

Thicketts First Reel to London, or, the Beauties of Kings Place, Drawing Lots for a ---", LWL

"John Bull at his studies. Attended by his guardian angell" by unknown, 1799. A satire on the complicated nature of Pitt's income tax, introduced that year.

"John Bull at his studies. Attended by his guardian angell" by unknown, A satire on the complicated nature of Pitt's income tax, introduced that year.

Indecency by Isaac Cruikshank, 1799. The print reflects contemporary public concern over the behaviour of prostitutes.

Indecency by Isaac Cruikshank, The print reflects contemporary public concern over the behaviour of prostitutes.

The General Election of 1784, via Regina Knowles at Regency History. Fox's canvassing team included a number of notable ladies: Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire; her sister, Harriet, Lady Duncannon; Anne Seymour Damer; the Duchess of Portland; Lady Jersey; Lady Carlisle; Mrs Bouverie; the three ladies Waldegrave; Mary Robinson. (Ride for ride or secret influence rewarded published by Edward Shirlock (1784) © British Museum)

The general election of 1784

Ride for ride or secret influence rewarded, Hand-coloured etching; dialogue at source

Thomas Rowlandson. Accommodation. Or lodgings to let at Portsmouth! 1808. British Museum.

Or lodgings to let at Portsmouth!" by Thomas Rowlandson (British Museum).

Duchess of Devonshire, Viscountess Duncannon and Mrs Crewe The rumor was that these political ladies supporting Charles Fox's whig party ( notice the brush in her hand) sold kisses for votes Courtesy of Lewis Walpole Library

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection - Devonia, the beautiful daughter of love & liberty, inviting the sons of freedom to her standard in Covent Garden.

Debo - Duchess of Devonshire.  Photo by Francois Halard.

The late Duchess of Devonshire, wearing several pieces from the Devonshire parure--showing just how large the stomacher is.

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