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Two men, one with an exaggerated chin, the other with a large nose. Coloured pen drawing attributed to G.M. Woodward.

Woodward, G. M. approximately 1760-1809.

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Description

The drawing is suggestive of a parody of a frontispiece of a book on physiognomy

Lettering

A dissertation on the proportion which the nose ought to bear to the chin, by Jno. Nosierates M.D. and physician to His Maj. the Emperor of China.

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink, with watercolour ; image 9.3 x 9.3 cm

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10957i

Language

  • English


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