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An episode in Tristram Shandy: Dr. Slop being attacked by Susannah with a saucepan, while the nurse holds the baby Tristram Shandy. Etching after L. Sterne.

Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.
Date
[between 1700 and 1799]
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Dublin (32 Dame Street) : W. Allen, [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 17.1 x 27.7 cm.

Lettering

Doctor Slop, and Susanna quarrelling: the nurse with Tristram Shandy in her lap. ...

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22015i

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "I never was the destruction of anybody's nose! said Susanna: which is more than you can say! - Is it cried Slop, throwing the cataplasm in her face. - Yes it is cried Susanna - returning the compliment with what was left in the pan"
Bears number top right : 7

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