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The Tale of the Nightmare BossThe Vicar and Moses glazed pottery figure group c.1790 by Ralph Wood

The Tale of the Nightmare Boss

Ever had a boss who makes you do all the work while they sit back and do nothing? It’s not a modern phenomenon. Meet Moses, the beleaguered underling of this lazy and drunken Vicar, humorously immortalised in 18th century pottery and prints.

Posted on: 27 May 2021