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Christmas celebrated by people playing instruments, eating and drinking: a man with white hair and a long white beard sitting watching a small man stirring punch in a bowl. Engraving by T. Hollis, 1851, after R.W. Buss.

  • Buss, Robert William, 1804-1875
Date
1851
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32641i
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[London] : [Hogarth]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 20.9 x 25.6 cm

Lettering

Christmas. The Wassail bowl. R.W. Buss. T. Hollis.

References note

Graham Everitt, English caricaturists and graphic humourists of the nineteenth century, London 1893, pp. 365-366 ("For Mr. Hogarth, of the Haymarket, he [Buss] painted four small subjects illustrative of Christmas, entitled, The waits; Bringing in the boar's head; The yule log; and The wassail bowl; all afterwards engraved.")

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Wellcome Library no. 32641i

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