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A butcher threatening a doctor with revenge for poisoning his wife. Etching by J. Kent, 1782, after P.V.

V. P.
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25 January 1782

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The physical error. Butcher. "Prepare sir- you poison'd my wife--- and by Jupiter, I'll butcher you." Doctor. "Good sir-- hear me- indeed-- upon my honor it was only?-- only only -- a physical error." P.V. delin. ; J. Kent fecit.

Publication/Creation

[London] (227 Strand) : W. Humphrey, 25 January 1782.

Physical description

1 print : etching

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V, London 1935, no. 6131

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10975i

Creator/production credits

M.D. George attributes this print to James Gillray

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  • English


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