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Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon fec. ; I. Smith ex.

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon fec. ; I. Smith ex.



Two handicapped persons each receiving half of an oyster shell from a lawyer while he consumes the oyster.
Caption verse continues: The friendly laws impartial care / A shell for him a shell for thee / The middle in the lawyers fee.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).





Smith, J. (John), 1652-1743, engraver
Simon, John, 1675-approximately 1755.


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