A Midwife Going to a Labour

Hand-colored etching | 35 x 24.6cm | February 12, 1811

Thomas Rowlandson

A portly elderly woman walks against strong wind and rain, holding a lantern and a bundle. A watchman is behind her at left, asleep at his post, and a chimney sweep is walking against the weather at right.

Credit: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, T...
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