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“Lady Conyngham, immensely fat, and broadened by inflated sleeves and skirt, walks away from the picture-plane. The King advances from the right and takes her right hand.
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“Satire showing an announcement from a pulpit in a church requesting the wardens to meet to consider eating the church.”–British Museum online catalogue.
- Title: The church in danger, or, A very uncommon parish dinner .
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An allegorical representation of the nationalistic riot occasioned by a troupe of French comedians in London. This satirical print refers to the controversy and protest surrounding a French theatrical company, nicknamed the ‘French Strollers’, who applied for and were granted a licence to perform at the Haymarket in the winter of 1749.