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A mechanical housemaid constructed from pieces of household equipment. Engraving by G. Bickham the younger.

Bickham, George, 1706?-1771.
Date
1700-1799
Reference
29705i
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Surrounded by a rococo border

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching

Lettering

Moll Handy. With a letter of recommendation to a service...To the Lady Crosspatch! Madam I have lately brought to town a poor wench destitute of a living... Your humble servant Margery Makefree.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, no. 2472
Carole Reeves (ed.), A cultural history of the human body: in the age of enlightenment, Oxford: Berg, 2010, p. 76

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29705i

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