Hogarth Engravings ENGLAND FRANCE Dated 1838|
Description: Steel Plate Engraving from The Complete Works of William Hogarth...1838 depicting Plates LXIV AND LXV: ENGLAND AND FRANCE. Mottos below state: for England: See John the soldier, Jack the tar, With sword and pistol arm d for war, Should mounseer dare come here; The hungry slaves have smelt our food, They long to taste our flesh and blood Old Englands beef and beer!... for France: With lanthorn jaws, and croaking gut, See how the half-starv d Frenchmen strut, And call us English dogs; But soon we ll teach these bragging foes, That beef and beer give heavier blows than soup and roasted frogs...
Condition: is great overall, matted and framed.
Item ID: 21955
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