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Image ID:
lwlpr03985
Call Number:
775.08.31.01+
Title:
A pleasing method of rouzing the doctor, or, A tythe pig no bad sight
Related Title:
Tythe pig no bad sight | Pleasing method of rousing the doctor
Published:
[London] : Printed for Carington Bowles ... No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, published as the Act directs 31 August, 1775.
Description:
1 print : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 35.0 x 24.9 cm., on sheet 38 x 28 cm.
Notes:
Numbered in plate: 328.
Reference:
George, 3785.
Summary:
A sleeping clergyman sits in an armchair, oblivious to a maid tickling his nose with the tail of a sucking pig, just delivered by a man standing in the open doorway. On a table is an inkstand and quill, a wine bottle, glass and candle with a book entitle
Subjects:
  •  Church of England - Clergy.
  • Tithes - Church of England.
  • Tithes - Early works to 1800.
  • Clergy - England.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • Practical jokes.
  • Dogs.
  • Swine.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1775.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1775.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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