The Dying Butcher and his Wife - Antique Copper Engraving 1797
The Dying Butcher and his Wife - Antique Copper Engraving 1797
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The Dying Butcher and his Wife - Antique Copper Engraving 1797

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An interesting social caricature, published May 27th 1797 by J Evans, 41 Long Lane, with original hand colours. Engraved on copper.
Under the tableau, the subtext says:
'Let John my dear (said Paunch) when I am dead, supply my place in pocket, board & bed'. 'Says she I thank you for the kind advice, but I have told him of it more than twice'.
Mounted. Unframed.

Print size: 24cm x 19.5cm
Mount size: 39cm x 36cm