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Image ID:
lwlpr04345
Call Number:
778.12.07.01+
Creator:
Cornutus, printmaker.
Title:
The husband's holyday, or, Right road to the horns Benedict invt. ; Cornutus sculpt.
Related Title:
Right road to the horns
Published:
[London] : Published at No. 46 St. Johns Street, West Smithfield as the Act directs, Decr. 7, 1778.
Description:
1 print : etching & engraving, hand-colored ; plate mark 238 x 303 mm., on sheet 25 x 31 cm.
Notes:
Title from item. | "Price One Shilling."
Summary:
In a semi-rural setting with a cow and duck pond in foreground, and house in the background, a husband with his wig falling off, carries a vomiting infant up a hill, accompanied by his 2 other children. His wife follows behind him, enjoying the attention
Subjects:
  •  Cuckolds - England - Early works to 1800.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • Houses - England - 18th century.
  • Walking.
  • Military officers - British - 18th century.
  • Couples.
  • Fathers & children.
  • Accidents.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Engravings - England - London - 1778.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1778.
  • Hand-colored illustrations.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Benedict, artist.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
    View record in ORBIS
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