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Image ID:
lwlpr06415
Call Number:
788.04.17.01
Title:
The fighting taylors
Related Title:
Fighting tailors
Published:
[London] : Pub. Aprill [sic] 17, 1788 by S.W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly, [1788]
Description:
1 print on laid paper : etching, hand-colored ; plate mark 20.1 x 27.2 cm, on sheet 22 x 29 cm.
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no 7427
Summary:
Two tailors, stripped to the waist, fight each other with shears. One tailor has cut off the nose of his emacipated opponent ; his own ear falls to the ground. One of the seconds holds a cucumber in each hand; the other holds a cabbade while on the right
Form / Genre:
  •  Tailors.
  • Scissors & shears.
  • Cucumbers.
  • Cabbages.
  • Fighting.
  • Satires (Visual works) - England - 1788.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1788.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Fores, S. W., publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
    View record in ORBIS
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