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Love as a wicker trap enticing people into marriage: couples dance into the trap; Cupid is sitting above the entrance. Engraving, 17--.

Date
1700-1799
Reference
28454i
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London (69 St. Paul's Church Yard) : Bowles & Carver ; London (125 Fenchurch Street) : R. Wilkinson.

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1 print : engraving

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Cupid's decoy: or an emblem of the state of matrimony. By Cupid's wicker snare portray'd above, We repr[e]sent that fatal end of love, A matrimonial state; which most repent, Tho' some more wise, in bondage seem content...

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Wellcome Library no. 28454i

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