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The wife at confession to the husband in disguise
[London] : Printed for & sold by Carington Bowles at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, published as the act directs, 22 Sep 1780.
1 print on laid paper : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 35.3 x 25 cm., on sheet 38 x 27 cm.
Title from item. | Plate numbered '429' in lower left corner. | Four lines of verse in two columns below title: The husband like a priest in dress ... | Dated state of No. 3778 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Stuffed buck's head -- Symbol of a cuckold -- Female costume, 1780 -- Female hats, 1780 -- Confessionals -- Confessional chairs -- Clergy: monks.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1780.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1780.
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  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, publisher.
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