The way to keep him, or the female flagellants attacking the platonic hero at the Richmond Theatre / designed by Whim ; exectued by Satire., British Cartoon Print
Print shows a smiling man, "platonic love", on one knee as three women beat him with whips made of bulrushes(?); on the wall in the background are two portraits, "The Maid of Drury" and "The Maid of the Oaks." Caption beneath the title reads: "The more you whip a spaniel the fonder he grows."
Title from item.
Attributed to William Dent.
Portion of watermark at top center of paper.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).