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A street scene with a tall man offering snuff to a short, fat man. Coloured etching by W.P., 1827.

  • P., W., active 1827.
Date
1827
Reference
24984i
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Description

Left, the bay window of a confectioner's shop called Bunn. Right, a notice saying "Stick no bills", with a bill-sticker paying no attention; he is putting up a bill advertising a lottery. Two posters advertising medicines are already on the wall: one says "No cure no pay" and the other "Anti-[scorbutic?] pills"

Publication/Creation

1827

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 13 x 16.3 cm

Lettering

Do you take snuff Sir? ; drawn & etched by W. P. 1827

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24984i

Languages

  • English


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