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The enraged vicar [graphic] / Rowlandson 1805.

The enraged vicar [graphic] / Rowlandson 1805.

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Creator: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
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One of a group of prints on the topic of "miseries," etched by Rowlandson and issued in several series by Ackermann, that were later collected and published as the volume: Rowlandson, T. Miseries of human life. [London] : Published December 14, 1808, by R. Ackermann ..., [1808]. See British Museum catalogue and Grego.
Publisher from the British Museum online catalogue.
Title etched below image.
Two lines of verse below title: To see them rattle, howl and tear, by Jove twould make a parson swear.
Abstract:
"A fox (left) is closely pursued by hounds who are followed by four riders, leaping the wall (right) of a formal garden: beds set in gravel, with box borders, some having bushes clipped into birds and circles. A fat parson (left) runs up in furious anger to meet the invasion. Behind him is the church, and near it an old gabled house, partly hidden by large trees. Next a roller (right) is a board: 'Stee[l] Traps Spring Guns set in this Garden'."--British Museum online catalogue.
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1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 18.1 x 24.7 cm
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Object ID: 11792064
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