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A male-midwife suggestively examines an attractive pregnant woman, her disgruntled husband is led out of the room by a servant. Line engraving, 1773.

Date
17
Reference
16964i
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Description

In the foreground a cat is killing a bird which has just escaped from its cage and there is a picture of an ass being led above the door that the husband is about to go through

Publication/Creation

[London] (25 Ludgate Hill) : Publish'd as the Act directs by S. Hooper, 17.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 36.2 x 26 cm

Lettering

The man-midwife, or female delicacy after marriage: addressed to husbands.

References note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16964i

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