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Parody of the sixth scene of Hogarth's Marriage a la mode: the countess, on whose dress is written "radicalism" has taken some "disestablishment poison" after reading that her lover has been hanged; the dog is eating the meal on the table, which is inscribed with "capital". Lithograph by Tom Merry, 14 November 1885.

Merry, Tom, 1852-1902.
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14 November 1885
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[London] : [publisher not identified], 14 November 1885.

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1 print : lithograph ; image 30.5 x 47 cm

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Marriage a la mode ... ; Tom Merry del. et lith.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 565057i

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