Modern Refinement or The Two Maccaronis: 1772
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Modern Refinement or the Two Maccaronis. Published on 4th June 1772 by Francis Adams, this engraving shows an interior with a couple leering at each other. The man's wig has an enormous extension on his back, while hers extends upwards. Maccaroni was a term applied to people who followed continental fashions.
1772 AD - 1772 AD