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The beau and the beggar
The beau and the beggar
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The beau and the beggar
"Fable V, the beau and the beggar ..."; the scene is Pottage Island, an area behind St Martin-in-the-Fields then inhabited by cooks. A man on the left vomits while a poor beggar steps eagerly towards a joint of meat which is about to be carved.
c1770
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Smith, I. (c.1770)
Smith, I. (c.1770)
engraving
paper
19cms
satire
p5430840