Daniel O'Connell drives a coach containing cheering schoolboy politicians that departs from the "Victoria Establishment". Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1840.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
11 August 1840
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Staying behind are the Duke of Wellington, Queen Victoria and Lord Brougham holding a broom. Behind the coach are Lord Howick and Charles Wood. The vehicle is occupied by Lords Palmerston, Melbourne, Holland, Morpeth, Normanby and John Russell. Parliament was prolonged at the time


[London] (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 11 August 1840 ([London] : A. Ducôte's, Lithog[raphi]c Establishment)

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 27.3 x 37.1 cm + album.


Breaking up for the vacation. HB Extensive dialogue within the print

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., from no. 601, to no. 800, London 1844, pp.52-63


Wellcome Collection 37069i


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