Description: Single monochrome engraving.
Dimensions: 253mm X 196mm
Date: [c. 1762?]
About: Satire on the infamous imposture of the Cock Lane Ghost with John Fielding, the Middlesex magistrate, Samuel Foote, a number of clergymen and others entering a humble bedroom where the sounds of the ghost’s knocking are supposed to be heard; on the wall are two pictures referring to other recent deceptions, the Bottle Conjuror and Elizabeth Canning. 1762 (Source: British Museum)
Condition: Trimming at the edges, not affecting engraving. Folding marks and light soiling, slight blemishes to the paper.