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Three women in a gin shop divert the landlady's attention while a match boy steals her money. Mezzotint, c. 1765.

Date
1765
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26888i
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London (no. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard) : printed for Carington Bowles, map & printseller.

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1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 25.2 x 35.5 cm

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Gin shop displayed. what news? great news says Blab while Polly swills, the raptured landlady her liquor spills, the match boy artfully the money steals, the basket woman great surprise reveals

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Wellcome Library no. 26888i

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