Also on these boards
18th century morning dress. British Museum Museum number 2010,7081.447 Description Recto Morning; a young woman shown three-quarters length sitting to right on the edge of her curtained bed, at her breakfast table, lifting her right arm as as she draws her dressing-gown across her with the other hand and looking towards the viewer; a window in the background; from a set of the times of day; after Mercier; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching
Image gallery: Master Lavender qualifying himself for the Army, 1781 I suspect that the lady in question might be someone like the Duchess of Devonshire, an explicit if hidden sexual connotation
© The Trustees of the British Museum Five, in the Afternoon. A young dandy lounging on a sofa with a young woman, holding up a glass, while she lays one hand on his knee, holding a glass herself, her elbow on a round table beside a bottle of Madeira and a dish of peaches; a bed seen through the open door in the background to right; after Dighton; from a set. 18 June 1795 Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching
Corporal Cartouch teaching Miss Camp-Love her Manual Exercise, John Collett, 1780, A soldier drilling an attractive young woman, tilting up her chin while she stands shouldering a musket on the right, mimicked by a monkey sitting on a music book and holding a flute, with a dog and a drummer boy, books and a vase on a chest-of-drawers, a picture of a young female archer and another of the 'Camp of Winchester' on the wall behind.