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A haggard old woman carelessly mixing a recipe for corns on the fire in her sordid bedroom. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1819, after Captain F. Marryat.

  • Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848
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1 August 1835
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11868i
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Description

As well as being cluttered with potions the room contains an assortment of squabbling pets; on the wall is a painting depicting the attempted seduction of Susanna by the elders

Publication/Creation

[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 1 August 1835.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Mixing a recipe for corns. G.Ck.

References note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11868i

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  • English


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