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Six examples of "the march of intellect". Coloured etching by R. Seymour, 1829.

Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836.
Date
1829
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Description

In "Law", Father Time sweeps away lawyers with a broom having the head of Lord Brougham on its handle. John Abernethy is caricatured in the "Physic" vignette,

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 1829.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.8 x 34.9 cm

Lettering

The march of intellect. Professional. Law, Divinity. Physic. Music. A lecture to tailors on anatomical cutting. Poetry. Designed & etched by R. Seymour.

Publications note

Not found in D. George, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. XI 1828-1832, London, 1954, but cf. her nos. 15604, 15729, 15775, 15779, 15922, 15941 and 15983-15988

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 525707i

Lettering note

Copious lettering under most of the vignettes

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