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A busy drinking scene outside a tavern with the landlord taking a drink order from a new customer. Engraving by C. Du Bosc after J. Laguerre.
- Laguerre, John, approximately 1702-1748.
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1 print : engraving ; image 29.6 x 37.6 cm
Hob welcomes Mr. Friendly to the wake. ... I. Laguerre invt. & delin. Claude Du Bosc fe.
Lettering continues below the image, "Hob. now we zell other zorts of liquors, and wine too, an occasion be. Friend. wine! Hob. ah all zorts of wine. Friend. say'st thou so? bring us some claret then. Hob. claret, zir! we have no claret, we mun not zell claret, 'tis against th'law - now you may ha'zome of your port yr red port nor, or yr white port, or zuch zort of stuff. Friend. such stuff as thou hast then, prithee bring us. Hob. yes, zir - ch'am coming -"
Wellcome Library no. 26885i
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