Broad Grins, or a Black Joke

Thomas Rowlandson British
Publisher Thomas Tegg British

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A woman in an advanced stage of pregnancy stands, laughing, alongside an elderly parson, who recoils in angry horror. A high garden wall is behind them, with a sign that reads, "Man Traps laid in these Grounds," and a hole in the wall, where a black servant looks through.

Broad Grins, or a Black Joke, Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Hand-colored etching

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