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The FRUIT WOMAN.

December 1, 1780
Origin: England, London
OH: 14 1/2" x OW: 10 1/2"; Plate H: 13 3/4" x W: 9 7/8"
Black and white mezzotint engraving
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1951-83
The lower margin reads: "The FRUIT WOMAN./ While Arm in Arm the Macaroni Beaux,/ Admire the Charms Trim Miliners disclose./ On them behind old Kate her Barrow wheels,/ And of S.r Delicate Trips up the Heels./ As on his Back among her Fruit he falls./ Who'll buy a Beau? my Top of Fruit she squalls./ London, Publish'd as the Act directs 1 Decem.r 1780. by R. Wilkinson, at N.o 58 in Cornhill."
Provenance:Unknown.