Matthew Manna. A Country Apothecary.
Pubd. Accorg. to Act Octr. 11 1773 by MDarly Strand.
Etching, 250 x 175mm. 9¾ x 7". Some offsetting.
Social satire: an apothecary stands outside his shop on a road holding cane and wig; a sign above the window advertises his services, and the red and white stripped pole is above the entrance. Medical interest. Numbered '17' upper right. After Richard St George Mansergh St George (1750 - 1798). From an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates.
BM Satires: undescribed.
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