Fashion Before Ease or A Good Constitution Sacrificed for a Fantastic Form

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The original color etching depicts a tailor attempting with great exertion to tighten a woman's corset. Text beneath the illustration is satirical in nature.

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1 artwork original : etching

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Woodward, George Moutard 1793.

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The original color etching depicts a tailor attempting with great exertion to tighten a woman's corset. Text beneath the illustration is satirical in nature.

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1 artwork original : etching

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The licensed images of artworks in this collection supplement artworks in the Visual Resources Collection of the College of Visual Arts + Design's online image database used for instruction, study, and presentation. Included here are images of paintings, drawings, prints, architecture, material culture, sculpture, photographs, furniture, and fashion from a variety of vendors. Access to these images is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • 1793

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  • Sept. 15, 2011, 10:26 p.m.

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  • Oct. 3, 2011, 8:50 a.m.

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Woodward, George Moutard. Fashion Before Ease or A Good Constitution Sacrificed for a Fantastic Form, artwork, 1793; Wheat Ridge, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc41259/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.