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Humbugging, Or Raising the Devil

  • 1800
  • Thomas Rowlandson, English
  • Image: 10.25 x 12.5 in.
    Aquatint, hand-colored etching
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.145
  • No known copyright restrictions


A man dressed as an alchemist raises the devil from the ground to fool a wealthy man. A woman behind a curtain picks the man's pocket while he is gasping.


Published March 12, 1800, by A. Ackerman.

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