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A gouty man startled by death; represented as a skeletal figure wielding an arrow. Mezzotint, 1794.

Date
12 May 1794

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Lettering

The bad man at the hour of death. Lo, to what end a life of luxury brings! The gout's accute & death's accuter stings! Mispent his time, the sinner dreads to die, and fain he would the King of Terrors fly.

Publication/Creation

London (53 Fleet Street) : Laurie & Whittle, 12 May 1794.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 35 x 25 cm

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10737i

Language

  • English


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