When you are an Anvil hold you still.

London by A.Sharpe

Broadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.


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A Satire . The illustration shows a workman holding his wife outside a Tavern and is about to beat her, but a Clergyman? is speaking to him to arrest his arm. The caption beneath which is quoted by George Herbert in the 17th Century reads:- ñWhen you are an anvil hold you still When you are a hammer strike your fillî No copy traced