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A dog groomer in Paris holding a large pair of shears in one hand, a poodle under his arm, standing on the Seine embankment. Etching by J. Bretherton after H.W. Bunbury.

  • Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
29 March 1772
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A street sign says "Quai .. ch...", perhaps an invented "Quai des chiens".On the far side of the river is the dome of the Collège des Quatre-Nations, subsequently the Institut de France


[London] (No. 134 New Bond Street) : Publish'd as the Act directs by J. Bretherton, 29 March 1772.

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1 print : etching ; image 26.2 x 17.9 cm


The dog barber. La Francia. H.W. Bunbury delin. 1772 ; J. Bretherton. f

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IV, London 1883, no. 4669

Lettering note

"La Francia" is in Italian to match "L'Inghilterra" in the pendant print


Wellcome Library no. 29477i



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