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Daniel O'Connell and Joseph Hume encourage a dog with the head of Gisborne to leap at a bear with the head of Francis Bruen perching on a pole. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1839.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
Date
30 March 1839
Reference
36873i
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view Daniel O'Connell and Joseph Hume encourage a dog with the head of Gisborne to leap at a bear with the head of Francis Bruen perching on a pole. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1839.

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Credit: Daniel O'Connell and Joseph Hume encourage a dog with the head of Gisborne to leap at a bear with the head of Francis Bruen perching on a pole. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1839. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

O'Connell supported Gisborne in the election of a member of parliament for the borough of Carlow. Bruen, acting on his own interest, had considerable support in the borough

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 30 March 1839 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 31.8 x 24.9 cm + album.

Lettering

Carlo-w setting- Bruen at the top of the pole! HB

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36873i

Languages

  • English

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