Why were the Georgians fixated with fatness?

from  History Extra podcast

Jul 24, 2021

 

Dr Freya Gowrley reveals how Georgian satirists used images of fatness to comment on the anxieties of the age  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.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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