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

Gillray, James
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20 May 1790

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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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

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

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1 print : etching ; platemark 25.1 x 35.5 cm

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Swearing to the cutting monster - or a scene in Bow Street. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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