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Episode in "The Knight of the Burning Pestle": a man with a barber's bowl beneath his chin is about to be clubbed by a knight in armour; a man stands immediately behind him, to the left is a seated couple, to the right a man who has been knocked down, and in the foreground the audience looks on. Etching by C. Grignion after M. Rooker.

  • Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616
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1 print : etching ; image 17.4 x 10.3 cm

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The knight of the burning pestle ; Ralph. speak what thou art, and how thou hast been us'd, ; that I may give him condign punishment. ; I. knight. I am a knight _ ; M.A. Rooker delin. ; C. Grignion sculp.

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Wellcome Library no. 33377i

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