A haggard old woman carelessly mixing a recipe for corns on the fire in her sordid bedroom. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1819, after Captain F. Marryat.

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As well as being cluttered with potions the room contains an assortment of squabbling pets; on the wall hangs a painting depicting the attempted seduction of Susanna by the elders

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1 print : etching ; platemark 35.5 x 24.8 cm

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Recipe for corns. ... G. Cruikshank fect.

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  • [London] (26 Haymarket)

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  • Thos. McLean

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  • 1 August 1835

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A haggard old woman carelessly mixing a recipe for corns on the fire in her sordid bedroom. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1819, after Captain F. Marryat.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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