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Bachelor's Fare - or Bread and Cheese with kisses (caricature).

Bachelor's Fare - or Bread and Cheese with kisses (caricature).
Bachelor's Fare - or Bread and Cheese with kisses (caricature).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PW4046
Description: This 18th century caricature shows a sailor having a meal with a young woman. The scene seems innocent enough until the viewer notices that he is actually conducting a business transaction; presenting coins in return for her sexual favours.
Creator: John Collet (artist)
Date: 10 November 1777
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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