To show virtue her own feature. Scorn her own image
T.I. Mulvany delt. ; H. Brocas sc.
|Main Creator:||Brocas, Henry, 1762-1837, engraver|
This illustration represents satire whose function is "to show vice her own deformity". A gentleman is shown looking at a mirror held by a satyr where his reflection shows him as half man, half beast. The figure of justice appears in clouds in the background.
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Plate in: The Dublin satirist, Vol.I (November 1809)
Physical description: 1 print etching 23.2 x 14 cm.
Citations/References: Butler, P. Brocas collection p. 117
Attributed to Henry Brocas Senior after a work by Thomas James Mulvaney
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|2173 (TX) 1||
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