Two designs on one pl., divided by the title, above:
Four ladies, fashionably dressed, sit round a table dividing the profits of 'the Faro Bank'. On the table are heaps of guineas with cheques or banknotes, a sword, a ribbon and star, a paper: 'Bond 200 . . half Pay . . Faro'. The two central figures seated behind the table are Lady Archer (with an angry expression) and Lady Buckinghamshire facing each other in profile, their breasts much exposed. On the extreme left sits a young and good-looking woman, her chin concealed by a swathing round the neck; she watches the dispute warily, her arms folded. Facing her (right) an older woman reads through a glass a paper inscribed 'Hond Sir please to pay Lady Bilkem one Thousand Pound for your Dutiful Son Dupe'. These two are probably Mrs. Concannon (see BMSat 8879) and Mrs. Sturt, the other two fashionable and notorious holders of faro-banks. Lighted candle-sconces decorate the wall. The near edge of the table forms the l… (See Merlin record for full description)
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