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The Nursery, plate 1 in 'A Compendious Treatise of Modern Education' (London: Smeeton, 1802)
The Nursery, plate 1 in 'A Compendious Treatise of Modern Education' (London: Smeeton, 1802)
Date:
1802
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
227 x 278 mm (8 15/16 x 10 15/16 in.) plate mark
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Continent:
Europe

A seated couple cuddle up in the centre, while the baby lies neglected on the floor, under a table, as a dog urinates on it.
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