A Modest Proposal

Another one from the vaults – an illustration for Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal.  Maybe a little less on the subtle side than I would make it today.

 

'I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled ...'

'I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled ...'

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