A wife addressing her husband seated opposite: "You unfeeling monster ... do you remember the forture you had with me ? Now you sit continually smoking your pipe totally insensible to my charms. I firmly believe if I were to die you'd marry the Devil's youngest daughter - if you could get any money by it ! Her husband replies: My dear make yourself easy on that head, you know it is unlawful for a man to marry two sisters !". This scene refers to the 1801 Act of Union with the husband and wife representing England and Ireland respectively.
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[Dublin] Pub. by McCleary [between ca. 1790 and ca. 1801]
Print pasted on verso: A smoking club : 2173 (TX) 11(A)
Physical description: 1 print etching, hand col. image 20.7 x 31.7 cm., on sheet 25.6 x 41 cm.
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