Lady Archer and the caricaturists

by on Jul.19, 2012, under Blog posts

The Finishing Touch by James Gillray

James Gillray’s THE FINISHING TOUCH shows “celebrated Amazon” Lady Archer at her dressing table.

I’m at Romancing the Past for my July visit, this time blogging about Sarah, Lady Archer, and why she was a favorite target of late Georgian caricaturists like Gillray and Rowlandson. Was it her politics, her gambling, her looks?

Or was it that nobody puts Lady Archer in a corner?

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