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A Militia Meeting by Bunbury


£485.00

Category: Artwork

A coloured engraving by Henry Bunbury showing 2 malcontents complaining to officers in a barrack room.

Between them stands a uniformed soldier. Aside from a talented caricaturist Bunbury was the colonel of the West Suffolk Militia and no doubt experienced a number of similar situations and saw the humour in them. Below the title is Publish'd as the Act directs 2d Jany. 1773. By J. Bretherton, No. 134 New Bond Street. HW Bunbury del. is noted to the left and J. Bretherton f. to the right. Circa 1773.

Framed size is given.

  • Dimensions:
    H 50cm x W 62.5cm x D 3cm
    H 19½" x W 24½" x D 1"

  • Year: Circa 1773
  • Medium: Engraved Print
  • Country: England
  • Signed: Publish'd as the Act directs 2d Jany. 1773. By J. Bretherton, No. 134 New Bond Street. HW Bunbury del. , J. Bretherton f.
  • Style: Military Print
  • Exhibition: Clear The Decks
  • Condition: Replaced Frame
  • Reference Number: 82124