The Cobbler's Cure for a Scolding Wife

Hand-colored etching | 34.8 x 24.7cm | 1813

Thomas Rowlandson

The cobbler leans over his wife who is tied to a chair with her wrists bound. With his awl between his teeth he pulls at the threads with which he is stitching up her mouth. Another woman holds a candle over them at right.

Credit: The Elisha Whittel...
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