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The Secret Discovered, and Dick brought before a Country Justice

Social satire; a country court room with the gouty, stout justice sitting on the left, laughing with a seated companion who smokes an enormous pipe and a standing man wearing a pince-nez, while a young pregnant woman swears on the Bible and a young carter stands shamefaced beside her, in the custody of a stout coachman holding a scroll; antlers, guns, small case-clock, cape  and a picture of a pierrot on the wall behind; spectators in the background.  1770  Mezzotint and etching

Social satire; a country court room with the gouty, stout justice sitting on the left, laughing with a seated companion who smokes an enormous pipe and a standing man wearing a pince-nez, while a young pregnant woman swears on the Bible and a young carter stands shamefaced beside her, in the custody of a stout coachman holding a scroll; antlers, guns, small case-clock, cape and a picture of a pierrot on the wall behind; spectators in the background. 1770 Mezzotint and etching

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