'Mathematical Merry Thoughts', geometric shapes, c 1820-30.

Hunt, E C

'Mathematical Merry Thoughts', geometric shapes, c 1820-30.
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Description

A comic print used as a teaching aid in schools. The print uses geometrical shapes to form people and the text plays on the words of Shakespeare - particularly using the words 'form' and 'shape'. Engraved by E C Hunt from an original drawing by E Wright.

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