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Doctor Jeremy Snob. Written by J.G.Maxwell

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  • Title (object)

    • Doctor Jeremy Snob. Written by J.G.Maxwell
  • Description

    Illustration to engraved verses set with music: Jeremy Snob, cobbler and quack, 'loquitur'. The cobbler sits at his last, in a workroom in which are phials, a skull, &c.; a sword-fish and a small alligator are suspended from the roof. He speaks to a pregnant woman standing on the right, relating his cures by death or recovery. Snob == shoemaker or cobbler. 4 October 1798
    Engraved songsheet


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  • Date

    • 1798
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 363 millimetres
    • Width: 249 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        With publication line: 'Written by J. G. Maxwell. / Published 4th October 1798. By Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street London. 48'
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 9334 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1798 Unmounted Roy)

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    Prints & Drawings

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FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat).  4 October 1798  Engraved songsheet


FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 4 October 1798 Engraved songsheet

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