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A Caledonian Beauty

[graphic]. Pub. by McCleary, 32 Nassau St. [Dublin].

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In Collection: Collection of caricatures, mainly set in Dublin
Description: After a print by Charles Williams, published 20 March 20, 1823 by S.W. [Samuel William] Fores, 41 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville St., London - see BM Satires 14632 and companion plate BM Satires 14631. This print is lettered with title 'A Caledonian Beauty' and publication line "Pub. by McCleary, 32 Nassau St". A Scottish woman with auburn coloured hair walks on a rural mountain road with mountains and fir trees depicted in the left background of the scene. She wears a feathered cap, a very décolletée revealing bodice, a tartan kilt from which hangs a fringed square of fur, representing a sporran. She holds up her kilt with a graceful gesture above bare legs, tartan socks and black flat pumps. She wears long yellow coloured gloves and holds a green parasol on a hinged stick.
Created: [Dublin] : McCleary, 32 Nassau St., [n.d., ca. 1823-1824?].
Language: English
Extent: 1 print : hand coloured etching, image 28.7 x 22.1 cm., plate mark 36 x 23.8 cm., on sheet 41.2 x 26.1 cm..
Format: PRINTS & DRAWINGS
Call Number: PD 2121 TX 1 (27) (Collection unavailable)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.