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A Guinea-Pig

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Published by - Bowles & Carver

Description

Design in an oval. A foppish man (half length) in profile to the left, holds up and closely inspects a licence to weaf hair-powder : 'Stamp Office Certificate, N° 1702, June 1795 - No 50 Lombard St. for the year 1795 London District [signed] W. Gillman. 'His powdered hair or wig frames his face and falls in a queue. He wears a round hat and voluminous neckcloth. Under his left arm is a cane. c.1795? Hand-coloured mezzotint.

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Location

St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England

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