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'. Etching by J. Gillray, 1790.

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'The monster' was Renwick Williams, a man who attacked women with a knife

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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.

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  • [London] (18 Old Bond Street)

Agents

  • H. Humphrey

Dates

  • 20 May 1790

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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'. Etching by J. Gillray, 1790.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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