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A tailor holding out a folding swatch of cloth samples. Etching by J. Bretherton after H.W. Bunbury.

  • Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
Date
20th Decr. 1773
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30001i
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Description

Snip: "slang or colloquial. A tailor. Also employed as an allusive personal name for a tailor."--Oxford English dictionary, citing "1785 F. Grose, Classical dict. vulgar tongue. Snip, a taylor."

Publication/Creation

London (New Bond Street) : [J. Bretherton?], 20th Decr. 1773.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 19.5 x 14 cm

Lettering

Snip Anglois. J. Bretherton f. Mr Bunbury del.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V, London 1935, no. 4748

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30001i

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