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- Object: Perdita upon her last legs.
From the 'Rambler's Magazine', ii. 281. Mrs. Robinson (Perdita) (left) begs from the Prince of Wales (right) who hands her a purse.
She wears a low-cut dress in rags. They stand on the pavement of a street ; behind is a high brick wall on which are play-bills headed 'Jane Shore' and 'Florizel and Perdita'. 1 September 1784
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Height: 187 millimetres
Width: 115 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VI, 1938)
For the annuity secured for Perdita see BMSat 6318. For her relations with the Prince see BMSat 5767, &c.
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