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Calais gate: the Host is administered to the sick, and emaciated and ragged French people go about their business. Etching by C. Mosley after W. Hogarth.
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Title
Calais gate: the Host is administered to the sick, and emaciated and ragged French people go about their business. Etching by C. Mosley after W. Hogarth.
Work Type
Etchings.
Date
6th March 1749
Material
etching, with engraving ;
Measurements
image 34.4 x 44 cm
Description
1 print :
Only the friar is fat, all other denizens of Calais are emaciated, the cook is struggling under the sirloin of beef; representing the folly of the French as their addiction to fashion and to the Church of Rome
O roast beef of Old England & c. ; Painted by W. Hogarth ; engraved by C. Mosley & W. Hogarth. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 6th 1749
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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V0049257.jpg
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