A man in bedclothes prising insects (?) off his bed-curtains with a fork into a saucepan. Etching by T.L. Busby, ca. 1826.
- Busby, Thomas Lord.
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The walls and floor are distressed. Mice nibble at the man's wig on the floor, The door is jammed shut with a propped beam. Weapons (a sword and pistol) are displayed on a wall. A commode chair (chair fitted with a chamber pot) near the bed is shown from behind on the right