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Tag: satirical prints

The Invasion; Or, France And England

English artist William Hogarth was a patriotic man who deeply disliked France. He showed his feelings about the two rival countries in two prints entitled “The Invasion; Or, France And England”. Let’s take a close look at them, shall we? Oh, and don’t forget to click on the pictures to enlarge them. FRANCE With lantern

The Devonshire Amusement

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, was the subject of many satirical prints that ridiculed not only her fashion sense but also her involvement in politics. In a time when women were supposed to stay at home taking care of their husbands and children, a woman who overstepped these boundaries was seen as threatening and out of