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A Doleful Disaster, or Miss Fubby Fatermin's Wig Caught Fire
A Doleful Disaster, or Miss Fubby Fatermin's Wig Caught Fire
Date:
1813
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
24.5 x 34.9 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2257
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A ludicrous stout woman lunges around manically, her breasts revealed, as her wig is in flames; a servant douses her in water from a bucket, while another attempts to throw a cloth over her head

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