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Mary Toft (Tofts). Mezzotint by J. Faber, 1726/1727, after J. Laguerre.

  • Laguerre, John, approximately 1702-1748.
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[1726 or 1727]
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729568i
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Publication/Creation

[London?] : [publisher not identified], [1726 or 1727]

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 35.2 x 25.4 cm

Lettering

Mary Tofts of Godelman the pretended rabbit breeder. J. Laguerre pinx. J. Faber fecit.

Edition

Chaloner Smith's state II of II.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. I, London 1870, no. 1783
J. Chaloner Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, vol. 1, London 1883, p. 432, J. Faber no. 348
Jean Avalon, 'L'aventure de Mary Tofts qui accoucha de 17 lapins', Aesculape, 1932, 22: 274-281 (reproduced p. 275)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 729568i

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