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Swearing to the cutting monster - or a scene in Bow Street.

Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
20 May 1790

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Description

The dismayed Charles Fox in handcuffs, implicated by a woman who is displaying her wounded posterior to three Bow Street Justices; representing Fox as 'The 'monster'. 'The monster' was Renwick Williams, a man who attacked women with a knife

Publication/Creation

[London] (18 Old Bond Street) : H. Humphrey, 20 May 1790.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 25.1 x 35.5 cm

Notes

Title from caption below image.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI, London 1938, no. 7648

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12176i

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Language

  • English



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