Joseph Addison and Sir Roger de Coverley: an inn-sign with the head of Sir Roger is retouched as the Saracen's Head. Lithograph by T.H. Maguire after W.P. Frith, 1867.
- Frith, William Powell, 1819-1909.
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The inn-keeper (whose name Tobias Brown is on the inn-sign) shows the retouched sign to Addison and De Coverley as the barmaid enters with drinks for two. Sir Roger laughs while Addison cleans his spectacles. The Saracen wears a turban decorated with the Muslim crescent moon