Political satire: With billows of smole behind it, a skeleton holding a noose and pointing to his eye dances to the left of Napoleon who stands pointing at it. In the right background is a gallows with a group of soliders standing in the distance below.
Mounted on a former album leaf; newspaper clippings dating from 1817 and 1818 are pasted on verso of mount covering a range of topics including: small pox, post horse duties, poor rate, three cases of debtors, two work related accidents, and a short humorous piece on the streets of Paris and the price of wine.
- Title: A pair of specticals [sic] easely seen through [graphic].
- Publication: [London] : Pub. 17 June 1813 by T. Tegg, Cheapside, London, [17 June 1813]
Acquired March 2019