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A farm worker has fallen among the corn owing to starvation, and has dropped his scythe and barrel; another worker is also about to faint. Engraving by Anthony Cardon after P.J. de Loutherbourg after himself.

  • Loutherbourg, Philippe-Jacques de, 1740-1812
Date
Feby. 1 1803
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30059i
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[Place of publication not identified] : Published by the author, Feby. 1 1803.

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 18 x 11.5 cm

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Lo! as the fainting labourer stoops to reap. The deadly drops his clay cold temples steep. In pride of youth the tyrant want prevails, The sickle falls, and harrass'd nature fails. Pa. 19 Pratt's poem of the "Poor" or cottage pictures. P.J. de Loutherbourg R.A. inv. & del. Anth'y Cardon sculpt.

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Wellcome Library no. 30059i

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