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The way to keep him, or the female flagellants attacking the platonic hero at the Richmond Theatre / designed by Whim ; exectued by Satire., British Cartoon Print

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Print shows a smiling man, "platonic love", on one knee as three women beat him with whips made of bulrushes(?); on the wall in the background are two portraits, "The Maid of Drury" and "The Maid of the Oaks." Caption beneath the title reads: "The more you whip a spaniel the fonder he grows."
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Attributed to William Dent.
Portion of watermark at top center of paper.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

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01/01/1787
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Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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