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The Unwilling Bridegroom, or Forc'd Meat will never digest

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1877,1013.878

  • Title (object)

    • The Unwilling Bridegroom, or Forc'd Meat will never digest
  • Description

    Satire: an unhappy groom stands at the altar next to his pregnant bride, prevented from fleeing by the usher. 15 May 1778
    Mezzotint with hand-colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1778
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 353 millimetres
    • Width: 251 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and "Publishd 15th May 1778 by W.Humphrey, No.70 St Martins Lane".
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4780 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1778 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1877

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1877,1013.878

Satire: an unhappy groom stands at the altar next to his pregnant bride, prevented from fleeing by the usher.  15 May 1778  Mezzotint with hand-colouring

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Satire: an unhappy groom stands at the altar next to his pregnant bride, prevented from fleeing by the usher. 15 May 1778 Mezzotint with hand-colouring

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