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The First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Minto, is thrown overboard by Lord Melbourne, Lord Palmerston and Lord Duncannon during a storm. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
Date
21 July 1838
Reference
36805i
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view The First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Minto, is thrown overboard by Lord Melbourne, Lord Palmerston and Lord Duncannon during a storm. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

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Credit: The First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Minto, is thrown overboard by Lord Melbourne, Lord Palmerston and Lord Duncannon during a storm. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

Clouds with faces of Lords Brougham and Lyndhurst blow wind at the distressed ship. Lord John Russell clutches the mast. In the water the head of the Duke of Wellington emerges

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 21 July 1838 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 23.5 x 32.5 cm + album.

Lettering

Jonah thrown overboard to appease the storm. HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, pp.387-388

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print. On 10 July 1838 a debate in the Lords heard that Minto had given instructions to British cruisers to stop all Sardinian vessels carrying war-like equipment and stores to Don Carlos which nearly resulted in hostilities. Minto was condemned

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36805i

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  • English


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