Old Darby and Joan.

Original mezzotint engraved print of "Old Darby and Joan". Showing a contented elderly seated couple. In their right hands a jug of ale and in their other hands a churchwarden's tobacco pipe. A bird and dog add to the homely bliss. London mezzotint print satires or drolls flourished between 1760 and 1800. Ref - Yale Centre for British Art.