Slight of hand by a monkey, or, The ladys head unloaded

A lady walking along a high orchard wall has her enormous headdress, trimmed wtih lace and ribbons, pulled from her head by a monkey perched atop the wall. She clasps her hand to her bare head, a look of surprise on her face. A man perched on a ladder picking apples in the orchard looks over the wall in amusement at the scene.

  • Title: Slight of hand by a monkey, or, The ladys head unloaded [graphic].
  • Publication: [Alnwick] : Printed and published by W. Davison, Alnwick, [between 1812 and 1817]

Catalog RecordĀ 

812.00.00.108

Acquired September 2019

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