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TITLE:  A poor man loaded with mischief, or matrimon[y] / drawn by Experience ; engrav'd by Sorrow. CALL NUMBER:  PC 3 - 1752--Poor man loaded ... (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-59604 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows a man chained to wedlock carrying a woman on his back, her breasts exposed, she holds a cup labeled "gin" and toasts "My Bucks Health", and according to a pig in a pen, "She is as Drunk as David's Sow"; a monkey sits on the woman's lap, removing the man's wig, and a magpie sits on the monkey's shoulders. In the background is a building (probably a brothel) with horns mounted above a sign showing two cats and labeled "the Cristian [sic] Mans Arms or the Cuckolds Fortune." Includes six lines of verse. MEDIUM:  1 print : engraving and etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by S. Lyne at the Globe in Newgate Street, 1752 October 1st. NOTES: Title from item. Paper watermarked with letters and medallion in middle of print at top and bottom. DLC Print trimmed within plate mark. DLC Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Relations between the sexes--England--1750-1760. Marriage--England--1750-1760. Intoxication--1750-1760. Distress--1750-1760. Brothels--England--1750-1760. FORMAT: Satires (Visual works) British 1750-1760.Intaglio prints 1750-1760. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b07346 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b07346 CONTROL #:  2003675463

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