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"Banyan Day"
"Banyan Day"
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"Banyan Day"
"Banyan Day, or a gloomy 9th of November"; shows William Curtis depicted as a sailor. His nose is red and he weeps while his mouth waters as he thinks of the food and items which will not be present. Banyan Day was a sea term for a meatless day.
c1810
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
etching
paper
31cms
satire
p5430403