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A windy day at Margate: a man accidentally bumping into another man, and knocking out his last tooth. Coloured etching by W. Heath, 1810.

Date
5 April 1810
Reference
16642i
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Description

Dialogue includes: The tall man carring a cane says: "Bless me Sir I cant imagine why you walk with your mouth open in such windy weather." The smaller round man retorts: "Confound the purblind pupy hes knock'd out the only tooth I had left." A lady in the background says: "O dear o dear I've lost my wig."

Publication/Creation

[London] (Lambeth) : W. Heath, 5 April 1810.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 23.3 x 34.7 cm

Lettering

Shut eyes and open-mouth comeing contact or high winds at Margate.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16642i

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