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  • A woman giving birth aided by a surgeon who fumbles beneath a sheet to save the lady from embarassment. Wood engraving after a woodcut, 1711.
  • Saint Gregory the Great: thinking himself unworthy to be Pope, he retires to a cave and studies the scriptures, but churchmen come to persuade him to return to Rome. Engraving by P.P. Moles, 1769, after C. van Loo.
  • A young woman, taken by surprise, covers her breasts. Stipple engraving with etching by W. Roffe after C.-M. Dubufe.