Tim Bobbin's Human passions delineated, first published in 1773. Tim Bobbin is the pseudonym of John Collier. Plate numbered '22' published as part of a 1810 edition of Bobbin's Human passions delineated, with an engraved dedication page, a portrait of the artist, and at least 25 individual prints depicting human passions. Variant issue, with plate number, of no. 11670 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8.
An elderly townsman leans over a table complacently counting gold coins, holding up a finger to enjoin silence on a countryman who appeals to him with an expression of despair. The latter's elderly wife, equally distressed, stands behind him on the left, a hand on her husband's shoulder.
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