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A poor man loaded with mischief, or matrimon[y] / drawn by Experience ; engrav'd by Sorrow.

A poor man loaded with mischief, or matrimon[y] / drawn by Experience ; engrav'd by Sorrow.

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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.

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Date

01/01/1752
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
Google Map of 17.99358, -77.46606
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No known restrictions on publication.

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