Noscitur ex naso

“Whole length caricature portrait of a man sitting on a four-legged stool in profile to the right. He has a large sharp nose. In his left hand he holds a paper inscribed “Newgate Contract”. On the ground are two papers, one inscribed “To Mr Nic”, the other, “Speech agt City Place Bill”. He is plainly and neatly dressed, his wig in a tight pigtail queue.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • TitleNoscitur ex naso [graphic] : nosee nosee / J. Iremonger inv.
  • Publication[London?] : [Publisher not identified], [ca. 1780]

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Acquired April 2018

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