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        The Contest at Auckinleck from 'Picturesque Beauties of Boswell, Part the Second', etched by Thomas Rowlandson, 1786

        Collings, Samuel (fl.1784-95) (after). English. Medium: etching. Date: 1786. Image shows Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-84) attacking Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck (1707-82) with books inscribed 'liturgy', Auchinleck drops two books, 'Calvin' and 'Whiggism'; James Boswell (1740-95) stands in the doorway biting his thumbs and drops his journal; James Boswell wrote 'The Life of Samuel Johnson'; image is one in a series of pictures about Boswell and Johnson's journey to Scotland; Provenance: Private Collection.

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