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A large monkey dressed in rags is about to beat a smaller monkey with a bundle of brushwood. Etching by T. Landseer, 1827.

Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880.
Date
[1827]

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Description

The large monkey wears a quill pen behind its ears and grabs the small monkey by the collar, the latter drops its breeches in fear

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Moon, Boys & Graves], [1827]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 18.8 x 16.2 cm

Lettering

"Speak no more, I'll not be made a soft & dulleyed fool, to shake the head, relent, & sigh, & yield." Shakespeare

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39605i

Language

  • English

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