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JACK OAKHAM throwing out A SIGNAL for an ENGAGEMENT.

May 24, 1781
Origin: England, London
OH: 14 1/8" x OW: 10 1/4"; Plate H: 14" x W: 9 3/4"
Black and white mezzotint engraving with period hand color
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1950-105
The lower margin reads: "JACK OAKHAM throwing out A SIGNAL for an ENGAGEMENT./London Printed for R Sayer and J Bennett Map & Printsellers, N.o 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 24 May, 1781."
Label:At left, a young man in white brimmed black hat, blue jacket and buff breeches dangles a purse and smiles at simpering plump-cheeked young woman (center) wearing a large hat covered with black plumes and ribbons, dress with white dots; large lawn apron and fichu, and red shoes; in a landscape.
Provenance:Not known.