The gouty George IV using tongs to pass his discarded wig to Wellington; representing the Duke's appointment to office as First Lord of the Treasury. Coloured etching by W. Heath, 1828.
- Heath, William, 1795-1840
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The King says: "Throw it away. I can't get any of them to suit me", the Duke replies: "Happy I am to see the Whig discarded - I'll try and administer something that shall fit your M- better"
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