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A veterinary surgeon and a blacksmith attacking dandies on velocipedes, in an attempt to preserve the use of horses as a means of transport, and therefore securing their own trades. Coloured etching by C. Williams, 1819.

  • Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830.
Date
1819
Reference
11811i
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Description

The print contains five pieces of dialogue

Publication/Creation

London (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, 1819.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.5 x 34.8 cm

Lettering

Anti-dandy infantry triumphant or the velocipede cavalry unhobb'd. ...

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, no. 13412

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Then beware hobby horsemen, beware of yr fate, dismount from your hobbies before tis too late, for farriers, horse doctors, and horse providers. Cry down wooden horses & down walking riders, whoa hobby down hobby down."
Bears number top right : 353

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11811i

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  • English


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