The wooden leg, or Careful landlady [graphic].
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- The wooden leg, or Careful landlady [graphic].
- Alternative Title
- Careful landlady
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker
Woodward, G. M. approximately 1760-1809, artist.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1846, publisher.
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- Publication Place
- Tho. Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside
"Two men lie in the small truckle-beds (i.e., trundle bed) of a cheap lodging-house, one (left) asleep. An old woman holding a candle kneels at the foot of the other bed, and tugs at the wooden leg of its occupant. She says: "There is nothing like looking after Servants I always like to see that my lodgers are comfortable. -Aye here's a pretty careless trick -- the warming pan left in the gentleman's bed I declare". Its owner, an angry sailor, shouts: "Hollo -- Avast heaving Zounds dont pull off my timber -- I went to bed half seas over and forgot to stow it alongside the hammock"."--British Museum online catalogue
Title from caption below item.
Printmaker and artist identified in the British Museum catalogue.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark on one side.
Plate numbered "300" in upper right corner.
- 1 print : plate mark 24.4 x 34.7 cm, on sheet 25.0 x 38.0 cm
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