Quaker in Love

Thomas Rowlandson British
Related dramatist Charles Dibdin British

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Text below this print associates the scene with Charles Dibdin's comic opera "The Quaker." The lines comes from a song used by the mian character uses to propose marriage. Rowlandson shows the main character outside a house placing his hand on the offered breast of a buxom young woman. Two women watch the scene from an open window above as a short, stocky man walks away at left near a sign lettered "Man traps placed in these grounds."

Quaker in Love, Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Hand-colored etching

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