Wistfully entitled "A Wife: The Young Man's Best Companion" this beautiful Engraving is hand colored and dated in the print 1828.
Signed..drawn by E F Lambert, it shows a lovely young woman in a lace and flower bonnet. She is demurely gowned in pastel green with a gilded chain decorating her modest decolletage.
Published in London in 1828 by S Knights, Royal Exchange, it measures 7 1/2" x 9 1/4'.
With some paper residue on the corners verso (where it has either been removed from a book or an album), some age soiling on the front and all-over foxing it is non the less in good condition for it's more than 180 years of age.
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