- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet: 15 1/4 × 10 11/16 inches (38.7 × 27.1 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 13/16 inches (35.6 × 24.9 cm), and Image: 12 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (31.4 × 24.8 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Simon - S.p1129 no 175"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#21"
Lettered, lower left: "Watson pinx. | In this small Group, the Curious may suppose! | In wanton Dance to view our Belles and Beaux; | The lewd Debauche, and the harmless Maid, | With whores and Pimps alike, at Masquerade."; lettered, lower right: "Beware ye Fair this Place avoid and shun, | Think what a Risque your Reputations run. | Think here's the Sands where Thousands have been tost | Their Honour ruind and their Virtue lost."; lettered, lower center: "Sold by W Herbert at the Golden Globe on London bridge"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French, Masquerade, undated
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