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A giant holding a crozier with a cap of liberty points menacingly to Daniel O'Connell who stands on the brink of a precipice. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1843.

Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
Date
30 June 1843

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Credit: A giant holding a crozier with a cap of liberty points menacingly to Daniel O'Connell who stands on the brink of a precipice. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1843. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

The cap has three labels attached inscribed "repeal", "separation" and "anarchy". Daniel O'Connell cries: "Hur-hur-rah for repeal". The figure is adapted from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and represents Daniel O'Connell's attempts at the repeal of the Union

Lettering

A new illustration of the story of Frankenstein! HB

Publication/Creation

[London] (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 30 June 1843 ([London] : A. Ducôte's General Lith[ographi]c Estab[lishmen]t)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 25.3 x 35.6 cm +

Publications note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., from no. 601, to no. 800, London 1844, p.174

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37162i

Language

  • English


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