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A hot-air balloon with the visage of Daniel O'Connell carrying a basket of conservative ministers. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1836.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date
22 October 1836
Reference
36543i
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HB sketches
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Description

An allusion to the governmental assistance of Daniel O'Connell and the Irish members of parliament to the slim conservative majority

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 22 October 1836 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 32.8 x 24.2 cm + album.

Lettering

Descent of the great balloon

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, p.308

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36543i

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  • English

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