A lengthy risqué poem suggestive of the sexual prowess of Bartolomeo Pergami, a close companion of Queen Caroline (1768-1821) who accompanied her during her Mediterranean travels in The Regency period. A woodcut portrait at the top of the sheet displays Pergami’s handsome visage, curly locks and broad shoulders.
- Title: Poetical address from the ladies of the the cabinet ministers, to Bartolomo Pergami, Knight of the Bath, of Malta, and of Saint Caroline.
- Publication:[ London] : Published by M. O’Brien, No. 5 Newcastle-Street, Strand …, [ca. 1815]
File 53 B445 815+
Acquired November 2017