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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.
- 3 February 1773
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[London] (194 New Bond Street) : Publish'd as the Act directs by J. Bretherton, 3 February 1773.
1 print : etching ; platemark 26.7 x 40 cm
The overthrow of Dr. Slop. ... H. Bunbury delin. J. Bretherton f.
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V, London 1935, 5215
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."
Wellcome Library no. 22031i