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"The monster" (Renwick Williams) attacking a woman with a knife and fork. Etching by J. Gillray, 1790.

  • Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
10 May 1790
Reference
11193i
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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.

References note

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

Lettering note

Bears number lower right : 15

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11193i

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  • English


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