A pleasing Method of rouzing the Doctor_or a Tythe Pig no bad fight.
Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs, 31 Aug. 1775.
Hand coloured mezzotint. Platemark: 325 x 250mm (12¾ x 9¾"). Light creasing. Paper toned. Small repaired tears to edges of sheet. One small hole above head of doctor.
An interior scene in which a maid-servant tickles the nose of a sleeping country parson with the tail of a suckling pig, that has just been delivered by a boy who watches from the door in the background to right. On the wall to the left hangs 'A Plan of the Doctor's Parish', and two portraits. There are also two open books, one on the floor, and one on the table, inscribed 'Poem on goodliving', and 'Tythe Laws fully Consider'd'.
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