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Piety in pattens, or, Timbertoe on tiptoe
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Timbertoe on tiptoe
[London] : Pub accord. to act, March 12, 1773, by MDarly, 39 Strand, [1773]
1 print on laid paper : etching ; plate mark 25 x 17.6 cm., on sheet 27 x 20 cm.
Series numbers in upper left and right corner of plate, respectively: V.2 7. | Initial letters of publisher's name in imprint form a monogram. | Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
A short stout young man with a wooden leg and bag wig, stands on his tiptoe, embracing with his hands the bosom of a tall young maid with a mop in her hand and pattens on her shoes.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Domestic service: maidservant -- Containers: wooden pail -- Dress: pattens -- Wooden legs -- Literature: allusion to play The Handsome Maid or Piety in Pattens.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1773.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1773.
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  •  Darly, M. publisher.
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