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- Object: Bombario, o dood! Te schendig in de nood
A broadside satirising the collapse of the share trade and various investment schemes; with an etching showing the interior of a palace, in the right background the figure of Justice seated on a throne approached by Mercury, God of Trade, in the left foreground a group a people and figures, including Devil and Death, dragging John Law and Bombario towards the court; at the bottom corners two vignettes showing Democritus and Heraclitus; with engraved Dutch title, inscriptions, and verses in two columns. (n.p.: )
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Height: 270 millimetres (etching)
Width: 276 millimetres (etching)
- Curator's comments
- Democritus and Heraclitus were often depicted as the laughing and weeping philosophers respectively, here represented by boys.
For another impression of the same broadside, see "Het Groote Tafereel Der Dwaasheid" , location 298.c.4 (Vol I; BM 1868-8-8-9633).
This print has been removed from the bound volume kept at 298.c.3, for which see 1858,0213.86.50-73.
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