Part of a series of 1830s hand coloured lithographs published by Orlando Hodgson in Cloth Fair London.
‘A Sharp Frost’ -How comfortable pockets are in cold weather.
No.5 in the Special Originals series depicts a poorly dressed man with snow on his hat and holes in his pockets trying to keep warm.
The series depicts people who are trying to emulate wealthier men and woman, who are dressed poorly, but had an attitude.
Satirical cartoons like these would appear in Punch – The London Charivari from the 1840s.
Very good condition.
Rare in this condition, just needs framing.
From smoke free home.
10 1/2″ x 71/4″