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“Five, in the Afternoon”: A scene from the day of a young dandy’s life in 1795.


This image is from a set depicting various times during the day.  This particular image shows a young dandy on a sofa with a young woman.  They both hold glasses filled from the two Madeira bottles on the table.  Below the title at the bottom appears the line, “With Women & Wine I defy ev’ry Care”.

"Five, in the Afternoon". 1795. [1]

“Five, in the Afternoon”. 1795. [1]


[1] Five, in the Afternoon. After Dighton, Robert. 1795. British Museum. 2010,7081.434

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