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The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827)

A Little Tighter. 18 May 1791

Hand-coloured etching | 39.0 x 31.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 810415

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A hand-coloured print of a tailor struggling to fasten the corset of a large woman who stands with her back to the viewer. The dressmaker's tricorn hat has fallen off during the struggle and lies on the ground at the bottom right. Companion print to RCIN 810416. Inscribed in the plate: Rowlandson. 1791. / Publsh'd by S.W. Fores No 3 Piccadilly May 18th. 1791