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An episode in Tristram Shandy (?): Uncle Toby (?) and his associates discussing battles in which he had fought. Etching by J. Bretherton, 1782, after H.W. Bunbury after L. Sterne.

  • Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.
Date
1st Jan[uar]y 1782
Reference
651172i
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Description

One of the veterans has a wooden leg

Publication/Creation

[London?] : [publisher not identified], 1st Jan[uar]y 1782.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 27.7 x approximately 25 cm

Lettering

Fought all his battles o'er again And thrice he slew the slain. Mr. Bunbury del: Js. Bretherton f.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V, London 1935, no. 6139 (does not mention Tristram Shandy)

Lettering note

Lettering is quoted from Dryden, Alexander's Feast

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 651172i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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