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- Object: Philip Thicknesse Esqr.
Bust portrait of Philip Thicknesse directed to the left, copied from Gillray's 'Lieut Goverr Gall-stone ...' (BM Satires 7721), in an oval. Later state of BM Satires 7722 with the addition of a scroll above the portrait letttered, "No ties can hold him, no affection bind, / And Fear alone restrains his Coward mind; / Free him from that no monster is so fell, / Nor is so sure a Bloood-hound found in hell." 14 September 1790
Etching, stipple and aquatint
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Height: 134 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 87 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Dorothy George points out that the sheet on which this state was printed is larger than Adair's "Curious Facts ..." to which the first state (BM Satires 7721) served as frontispiece; this state was therefore probably sold separately.
See 1851,0901.473 for further comment and description of related handbill.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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