A bald-headed Charles James Fox in a wig shop (a dog is attacking his shoe) being shown a wig by the perruquier; to the right Edmund Burke is eavesdropping behind a door. Etching by Wetherell, 1793.
- Wetherell, acgtive approximately 1793.
- 1 August 1793
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Fox as a dishevelled Whig depraved by the ideas of Tom Paine is contrasted with the neatly wigged Tory Edmund Burke
[London] (No. 3. Picadilly) : S. Fores, 1 August 1793.
1 print : etching ; image 14.9 x 18 cm
The patent wigg. ; no fit you zir, perhaps you got de Paine in you head, make you tink so, dis vigg vill fit any loyal subject give but an eye to it zir as I hold it- ; Wetherell
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VII, London 1942, no. 8338
Wellcome Library no. 31544i