Winding up to a pitch the Automaton Scaramouch, --or--, Harlequin Courier’s Delight

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This politically satiric print, produced after the unsuccessful trial of Queen Caroline for divorce on the grounds of adultery, depicts Queen Caroline as the puppet and/or automaton of her lover Bartolomeo Pergami (aka Bergami), dressed as a Harlequin at her estate at Lake Como, Italy.