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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    THE OLD MAN, HIS SON AND HIS ASS

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    THE OLD MAN, HIS SON AND HIS ASS
    printed in rose madder with the moral tale This tale suits men in every nation/Who work a Mill or rule a Nation/If with the stream for ever swimming/You strive to gain all hearts by trimming/When all your fruitless labour's done/You'll scarcely win the praise of one--21in. x 16in. (54cm. x 41cm.)


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