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The Post-House

c. 1800?

RCIN 913718

Passengers are disembarking from a stagecoach outside the Sun Inn, Bodmin. An altercation takes place between one of the coachmen and a passenger – the argument is reflected in the fighting of the dog and pig nearby. Rowlandson regularly visited Cornwall, where his patron Mathew Michell had a house near Bodmin. Cat. 53
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    p. 529 (O(E) : Oppé, A.P., 1950. English Drawings in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle, London)

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