Three Sober Preachers

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Date:1855 - 1865 (c.)

Description:This is an oil painting on canvas depicting three preachers seated at a table drinking, and was painted by an artist of the English School about 1860. Three inscriptions behind the preachers read, 'I, Say Brothers, Wee Are three Clever, Fellows, to Preach, Against Tippling', 'Tippling: Do you say, I Call this Down Right, Hard, Drinking' and 'You may say what you Please Gentlemen, but, I, think WINE makes Our Hearts Merry'. Framed size Height 964mm, Width 955mm, Depth 55mm


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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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