An Holland Smock to be run for, by any Woman born in the County: The best Woman in three Heats.
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Broadside, oblong forlio, engraved by John Collett, cut close at bottom edge, printed one side as issued. A Satire on Smock Races for Young Women. Between the 17th and early 19th Centuries one of the features of Country Fairs were the smock races when sturdy young country lasses competed to complete a foot race along a set course for a prize of a smock of fine linen. The entries werte usually restricted to young and unwed girls, in some cases restricted to virgins. Similat to the male side of boxing or wrestling. BM. No 4598. N° de ref. de la librería 15622
Título: An Holland Smock to be run for, by any Woman...
Editorial: London for Robt. Sayer and Jno Smith
Año de publicación: 1770
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