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An episode in Tristram Shandy: Obadiah riding a coach horse knocks Dr. Slop off his pony into a pond, a sign to Shandy Hall hangs over him. Etching by J. Bretherton, 1773, after H.W. Bunbury after L. Sterne.

Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.
Date
3 February 1773
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22031i
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Publication/Creation

[London] (194 New Bond Street) : Publish'd as the Act directs by J. Bretherton, 3 February 1773.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 26.7 x 40 cm

Lettering

The overthrow of Dr. Slop. ... H. Bunbury delin. J. Bretherton f.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V, London 1935, 5215

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "When Obadiah & his coach horse turn'd the corner rapid, furious, pop, full upon him - nothing I think in nature can be supposed more terrible than such a recounter - Obadiah pull'd of his cap twice to Dr Slop, once when he was falling & again when he saw him seated. - Vide vol. 1st Tristram Shandy."

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Wellcome Library no. 22031i

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