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A Peep at the Parisot with Q in the corner!, by Isaac Cruikshank, 1796.

Mademoiselle Parisot was a French opera singer and ballet dancer in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Her provocative costumes and dances caused an uproar in London and led to the imposition of restrictions on performances. Here, Fox, Sheridan and “Q” (the Duke of Queensberry, a notorious rake) enjoy the view from the front row, while Pitt, behind Fox, can apparently hardly believe his eyes…

(via cerulean1299)

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