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- Object: De Verreeze Frederik Hendrik ouwerwets Patroon der Verkeerde Barmhertigheid etc etc etc
A broadside satirising the share trade mania and the collapse of the various investment schemes; with an etching showing an outdoor scene, in the background John Law in front of a church, offering a bag of money to two monks, on the right people ride on a fairground wheel, in the middle ground a pond with two men about to drown, another man on the edge of the pond with a fishing-rod, using papers as bait, on the left a bakery, in the foreground a tree, on the right side a boy defecating on a man's head, on the left side Frederick Henry opening his cloak, granting shelter to three naked men; with engraved Dutch inscriptions, title, and verses in three columns. (n.p.: )
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Height: 260 millimetres (etching)
Width: 323 millimetres (etching)
- Curator's comments
- For another impression, see "Het Groote Tafereel Der Dwaasheid", Vol II, BM 1868-8-8-9694 (location 298.c.4).
The registration number is incomplete, missing its sub number which is not listed in the Register. (The verso is inscribed in pencil '16', which does not refer to the sub number).
This print has been removed from the bound volume kept at 298.c.3, for which see 1858,0213.86.50-73.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: South Sea Bubble 1720
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This is one of a number of prints in this series that has lost its sub-number, and has been temporarily allocated a letter to distinguish it. It may later become possible to allocate a number rather than a letter.
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