Bachelors Fare - or Bread and Cheese with Kisses (caricature)

Plate No. 365.

This 18th-century caricature shows a sailor having a meal with a young woman. The scene seems innocent enough until the viewer notices that he is actually conducting a business transaction; presenting coins in return for her sexual favours.

Object Details

ID: PAF4046
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Collet, John
Date made: 10 Nov 1777
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: Primary support: 560 mm x 406 mm; Mount: 558 mm x 405 mm

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