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Two 3 pounders in full speed to a shilling ordinary on Sunday
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Two three pounders in full speed to a shilling ordinary on Sunday
London : Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street, & J. Smith, No. 35 Cheapside, as the Act directs, 18 Decr. 1780.
1 print : etching, engraving & stipple engraving, hand-colored ; plate mark 245 x 196 mm., on sheet 26 x 21 cm.
Title from item. | Possibly an early state of no. 8405 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5
Two obese men walk along a slopping road sweating heavily in the sun. One of them holds his hat and wig in his left hand and wipes his bald head with a handkerchief, the other, with his waistcoat unbuttoned and his coat thrown over his shoulder, wipes hi
  •  Obesity.
  • Walking.
  • Dirt roads.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1780.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1780.
  • Engravings - England - London - 1780.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1780.
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  •  Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher.
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