Fording the Brook.

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Fording the Brook.
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A mezzotint caricature. A handsome, obliging young man, with difficulty carries his grossly fat, fashionably dressed, ugly old wife across a stream. She carries her fan in one hand and belabours him with a large gold topped cane held in the other. A giggling couple watch the scene from a bridge.