A Sketch from Nature

William Paulet Carey Irish
After Thomas Rowlandson British

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A brothel scene with a fat bawd at left leaning back in an armchair and sleeping in a drunken stupor. She spills her glass onto a dog who eagerly laps at the contents. At center, two couples embrace. An officer at center leans on a table and holds a bottle while slinging his leg over a woman's lap. At right another young woman wrestles with a middle aged man whose wig is held aloft by the woman behind him.

A Sketch from Nature, William Paulet Carey (Irish, Dublin 1759–1839 Birmingham), Hand-colored etching and stipple

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