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The earth stopper
[England? : s.n., 1790?]
1 print on wove paper : etching, hand-colored ; sheet 27 x 35 cm.
Imperfect; sheet partially trimmed within plate mark. | Three lines of text below the title: The business of an earth stopper, the night previous to a day's sport, is to stop up the fox's earth ... | Copy of no. 14086 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 10.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Night scenes -- Fox hunting: earth stoppers -- Lighting: lanterns -- Tools: pick-axes -- Spades -- Pets: dogs -- Horses -- Asses -- Chimney sweeps.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1790.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1790.
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