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The thunderer ; Margaret's ghost

London : Pubd. Augt. 20th 1782 by Eb. D'Achery St. James Street, 1782

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 print : etching, b&w ; 37 x 27 cm.

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Print shows a caricature of a man brandishing a sword and boasting of his exploits to the Prince of Wales outside "The Whirligig," a brothel. Gillray has depicted the man with the sword as enacting the part of Captain Bobadil in Ben Jonson's play "Every man in his humour." A miniaturized courtesan is shown spinning on a whirligig above the door to the brothel.

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<p>Print shows a caricature of a man brandishing a sword and boasting of his exploits to the Prince of Wales outside "The Whirligig," a brothel.  Gillray has depicted the man with the sword as enacting the part of Captain Bobadil in Ben Jonson's play "Every man in his humour."  A miniaturized courtesan is shown spinning on a whirligig above the door to the brothel.</p>
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The thunderer ; Margaret's ghost

London : Pubd. Augt. 20th 1782 by Eb. D'Achery St. James Street, 1782

<p>Print shows a caricature of a man brandishing a sword and boasting of his exploits to the Prince of Wales outside "The Whirligig," a brothel.  Gillray has depicted the man with the sword as enacting the part of Captain Bobadil in Ben Jonson's play "Every man in his humour."  A miniaturized courtesan is shown spinning on a whirligig above the door to the brothel.</p>
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Order Number: C05441

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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 print : etching, b&w ; 37 x 27 cm.

ABSTRACT

Print shows a caricature of a man brandishing a sword and boasting of his exploits to the Prince of Wales outside "The Whirligig," a brothel. Gillray has depicted the man with the sword as enacting the part of Captain Bobadil in Ben Jonson's play "Every man in his humour." A miniaturized courtesan is shown spinning on a whirligig above the door to the brothel.

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