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The monster going to take his afternoons luncheon.

Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
10 May 1790

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Description

A man who attacked women, represented by a grotesque fiend wielding an exaggerated knife and fork and holding a young woman up by the skirt. Later identified as Renwick Williams.

Publication/Creation

[London] (18 Old Bond Strt.) : H. Humphrey, 10 May 1790.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 25.3 x 35.5 cm

Notes

Title from caption below image.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI, London 1938, no. 7727A

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11193i

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Language

  • English


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