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An undertaker visiting a sick man in the hope of gaining a new client. Coloured etching after R. Newton.

  • Newton, Richard, 1777-1798.
Date
[26 February 1822]
Reference
11906i
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Description

The undertaker says: "Sir I am an undertaker recommeded by Doctor Grissell, if your not engaged, shall be proud to inter you." The sick man retorts: "Inter me the devil you will!! I only wish I could catch you at it."

Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, [26 February 1822]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 23.7 x 33 cm

Lettering

An undertakers visit! R. Newton.

Edition

[State lacking date in publisher's line]

References note

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

Lettering note

Bears number top right : "237"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11906i

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Languages

  • English


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