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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
Reference
37162i
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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

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 + album.

Lettering

A new illustration of the story of Frankenstein! HB

References note

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

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37162i

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  • English


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