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Poor Sawney in sweetbriars / Rd. Newton del et fecit.

Poor Sawney in sweetbriars / Rd. Newton del et fecit.

 
 
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Illustration shows two grotesquely caricatured Scots passing on the road, one, a peddler of sewing wares, says to the other who is somewhat emaciated, "What the deel is the matter with you Sawney?" to which he responds, "Deel a my Saul an I can tell, but all the Fat o' my Body has been running thro' my Pentle the last fortnight!!"

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Date

01/01/1797
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Newton, Richard, 1777-1798, artist
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Jedburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom55.47772, -2.55494
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Library of Congress
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