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A laughing chimney sweep covered in soot except for his white wig which is glowing with hair powder. Coloured etching by W. Hanlon, 1795, after G.M. Woodward.

  • Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809
Date:
1 June 1795
Reference:
31996i
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[London] (50 Piccadilly corner of Sackville St) : S.W. Fores, 1 June 1795.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; 26.3 x 21 cm

Lettering

Licenc'd to wear hair powder!! ; G.M. Woodward delin ; Will Hanlon sculpt.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31996i

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  • English

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