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The Contest at Auckinleck, tenth plate in the book Picturesque Beauties of Boswell ([London]: E. Jackson … and G. Kearsley, 1786), part 2
Date:
1786
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
27 x 36.3 x 0.5 cm (object)
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Continent:
Europe

Johnson and Boswell's father in a heated argument in a library, Johnson preparing to slam a book to the floor, while Boswell looks on, agitated and hopeless. For a comment on the book see the description of the title to the wrapper (A103937).

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