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British History (Angus McBride)
The Cursed Morsel (Original)

The Cursed Morsel (Original) by British History (Angus McBride) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: McBrideMorsel (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Angus McBride (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 6" x 10" (150mm x 250mm)
Date: 1981

This is the original Watercolour painting by Angus McBride.

It's the Law. An accused man might be given a "cursed morsel". He would have to swallow a whole a piece of bread or cheese containing an irritant, like a feather. If he choked, it was taken as a sign of his guilt.

This is the original artwork by Angus McBride that originally appeared in a feature on old laws of England that appeared in Look and Learn #1003 30 May 1981.


Price:  175.00
     IN STOCK        $

        

British History (Angus McBride)

British History (Angus McBride)