Modern Refinement or The Two Maccaronis: 1772
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Modern Refinement or The Two Maccaronis: 1772

Francis Adams

© Museum of London

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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.
 

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Date

1772 AD - 1772 AD
 

Image Number

002433
 

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