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A woman being stabbed while the blood pouring from her wounds is drunk by a group of men; representing Britannia's resources being drained by politicians. Engraving, 1768.

Date
[10 May 1768]

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Publication/Creation

[10 May 1768]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching

Lettering

The operation. "The blood & vitals from her wounds he drew, and fed the hounds that help'd him to pursue." Dryden.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IV, London 1883, no. 4198

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12166i

Language

  • English



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