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A man has to carry his overweight wife in a wheelbarrow up a steep hill to the amusement of onlookers: he compares her to rubbish. Lithograph after R. Seymour.

Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836.
Date
25 September 1834

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view A man has to carry his overweight wife in a wheelbarrow up a steep hill to the amusement of onlookers: he compares her to rubbish. Lithograph after R. Seymour.

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Credit: A man has to carry his overweight wife in a wheelbarrow up a steep hill to the amusement of onlookers: he compares her to rubbish. Lithograph after R. Seymour. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Publication/Creation

London (137 Fleet Street) : R. Carlisle, 25 September 1834.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph

Lettering

I wou'd'nt like to shoot her exactly, but I've a blessed good mind to turn her out. Sketches by Seymour.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43318i

Lettering note

Further lettering within the print: a roadside sign reads "Rubbish may be shot here", meaning that rubbish may be dumped for subsequent collection

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  • English



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