George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; John Fairburn, London, publisher
Etching with hand coloring
This caricatural print and its related drawing (1989.21.1611) refer to damages for breach of promise of marriage sought by
the actress, Maria Foote (1797?-1867), against a wealthy young man, Joseph Hayne.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 5121; Douglas 1035; Cohn 1854; British Museum 14856
Inscription: Recto, in plate, "Pub. by J Fairburn Broadway Ludgate Hill Jan'y 1st 1825" at l.l.; Verso, Vogler's stamp in
black ink at l.r.