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Men examining chamber pots
Men examining chamber pots
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Men examining chamber pots
"The scrutiny, or examination of the filth"; showing five men, holding their noses and examining chamber pots, with devils in the background on either side. One man is vomiting. three men and both the devils are making remarks. The pots are inscribed 'Poll book, 1784'. This is a satire on the demand for scrutiny of votes by Charles Wray atthe Westminster elections, 1784.
1784
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
Fores, S.W.
etching
paper
26cms
satire/caricature
p5448900