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A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as exhibited at St. J--ms's 1766

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as exhibited at St. J--ms's 1766

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Summary

Print shows the Earl of Bute holding up a bust of William Pitt as the starting point of his lecture on "Heads and No Heads"; on a table before him and on a shelf to the left are several busts identified by number with corresponding descriptions in the printed caption. A woman assistant, on the left, says "I hand them in" and the devil, on the right holding a burning candle in one hand and a candlesnuffer in the other, says "I hand them off", two extinguished candles sit on the table. Nine men form the audience in the foreground, each utters a comment, such as, "Good Lord deliver us", "A good Exhibition this", "Yes, the Characters are well drawn", and "My, all Birds of a Feather".

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01/01/1766
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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