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Why were the Georgians fixated with fatness?

Dr Freya Gowrley reveals how Georgian satirists used images of fatness to comment on the anxieties of the age

Published: July 24, 2021 at 12:34 pm
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From Britain's heaviest man who became a much-loved celebrity, to rotund imperialists mocked in humorous prints, Dr Freya Gowrley reveals how Georgian satirists used images of fatness to comment on the anxieties of the age.

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