A tailor riding on the back of a goose; representing an exploited worker. Etching after W.H.Bunbury.
- Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
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"Dung: Tailor's slang. A term of obloquy, applied to journeymen who submit to the masters' terms, working by the piece instead of by the day, or working while others are on strike", as opposed to a Flint, who was a member of a "club" or trade union (Oxford English dictionary). The tailor is described as a goose in the sense "A foolish person, a simpleton" (Oxford English dictionary)