A voluptuary under the horrors of digestion by James Gilray c 1792 - Caricature of George IV, languid with repletion, at a table covered with remains of a meal. His waistcoat is held together by a single button across his distended stomach. In the background, the Prince of Wales' three ostrich feathers emblem is shown above a knife and fork crossed on a plate. The picture behind is of Luigi Cornaro, a Venetian nobleman who wrote several treatises concerning dieting & eating habits.
"The Loss of the Faro Bank", James Gillray Aristocratic women in the 18th century set up gaming tables and padded their incomes illegally. Faro was a game that was known for the ease in which the dealer could cheat the players. Lady Archer became the most famous of them.