Piccane a Miamis

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A head and shoulders profile portrait of Miami chief Pacanne, holding a tomahawk across his chest, with bracelets on his upper arms and jewellery in his ears, nose and across the crown of his head.

  • Printmaker: Simcoe, Elizabeth, 1762-1850, printmaker.
  • Title: Piccane a Miamis [graphic].
  • Publication: [England] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1794]

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Acquired September 2023

Tight lacing

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An elderly lady with towering coiffure topped with feathers and ribbons holds tightly to the post of a canopy bed, as her equally old and ugly maid, bracing a foot on the lady’s cork rump, tightens her stays

  • Title: Tight lacing [graphic] / RS [monogram] ; J.H.
  • Publication: [London] : Pubd. 5 Marh. 1777 by W. Humphrey, Gerrard Street, Soho …, [5 March 1777]

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Acquired July 2021