Plate 8, two registers only. Figures arranged in pairs or in groups of three, with one single figure, a muffin-seller who bawls "Lillywhite Muffins Charming white Crumpets Buy my nice Yorkshire Cakes". The unpopularity of the war is reflected: A quaker says to a drover driving a calf with a large red and blue cockade: "Friend where driveth thou that Calf - & why put a Cockade on his horn." Answer: "He is a young Recruit & lam driving him to the slaughter house". See BMSat 8328, &c.  6 February 1801  Hand-coloured etching

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1935,0522.8.60

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Plate 8, two registers only. Figures arranged in pairs or in groups of three, with one single figure, a muffin-seller who bawls "Lillywhite Muffins Charming white Crumpets Buy my nice Yorkshire Cakes". The unpopularity of the war is reflected: A quaker says to a drover driving a calf with a large red and blue cockade: "Friend where driveth thou that Calf - & why put a Cockade on his horn." Answer: "He is a young Recruit & lam driving him to the slaughter house". See BMSat 8328, &c. 6 February 1801 Hand-coloured etching

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