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See No. 13948. Three fat, bedizened women (? Ladies Hertford, Conyngham, &c.), dance in a ring, holding hands. The background is a curtain hanging in festoons. P. 5:
D, for the Devils, with infamy fraught,
Who first gave the Archer this cowardly thought. . . .
The Archer had venom enough in his reach,
But found the most potent exude from the Leech. . . .
Etched illustration to a letterpress pamphlet
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 210 millimetres (approx. page size)
- Width: 137 millimetres (approx. page size)
Inscription ContentLettered with capital letter and publication line: 'Pubd. by G. Humphrey 27 St. James's St. 1820.'
(Description from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', X, 1952)
- Associated Title: Horrida bella, pains and penalties versus truth and justice.
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Object reference number: PPA219502
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