Exciseman

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Exciseman
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Thomas Rowlandson after Woodward
Exciseman
London, R Ackermna Sept. 10th. 1799
Etching
Original hand colouring
220 x 180 mm
Trimmed to border.
£220
An astute exciseman who is listing all of the supplies belonging to the Publican or Brewer in a notebook. The Publican stands, disgruntled, with his hands in his pockets bemoaning the detailed examination that is carried out by the Exciseman. Barrels of beer stand in the corner.