An obese man wooing a tall lean woman outside a mausoleum; representing dropsy and consumption. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1810.

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Symbolical figures of 'dropsy' and 'consumption' flirting outside a mausoleum; another couple promenade before a statue of Hercules in the background

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 35.3 x 25 cm.

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Dropsy courting consumption. Rowlandson del.

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  • [London] (111 Cheapside)

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  • Thos. Tegg

Dates

  • 10 October 1810

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An obese man wooing a tall lean woman outside a mausoleum; representing dropsy and consumption. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1810.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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