The return from a masquerade – a morning scene: 1784

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A sepia-toned version of the original image — The return from a masquerade – a morning scene: 1784 [Source: Museum of London]

‘The return from a masquerade – a morning scene’. A young lady dressed as a shepherdess with staff slumps in a sedan chair. Asleep or drunk, her head and shoulders hang out of the side window. The two porters smile and a dwarf chimney sweep carries a mask.

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