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Two medicine vendors, their wives, cats and dogs arguing about the merits of their antiscorbutic pills. Etching by J. Bretherton after H.W. Bunbury, 1774.

Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
Date
2d. January 1774

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Mutual accusation. When once you've told & cant recall a lye Boldly persist in't or your fame will die. Learn this ye wives, with unrelenting claws Or right or wrong, assert your husband's cause. Mr Bunbury del. Js. Bretherton f.

Publication/Creation

[London] : Publish'd by Bretherton, 2d. January 1774.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 23.8 x 30.2 cm

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1935, vol. 5, no. 5279

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46577i

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