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A woman holds a lamb in her lap while a ram looks on; representing Caroline Norton, her relationship with William Lamb, Lord Melbourne, and the disaffection of her husband. Coloured lithograph, ca. 1836.
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[London?] : [publisher not identified], [1836?]
1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 23.5 x 32 cm + album.
Mrs. N... and her pet l...
Lettering means "Mrs. Norton and her pet lamb". Speech bubbles within the print. The ram (George Chappele Norton) says "Gad, this makes me begin to look very sheepish". Caroline Norton says "Well I shall leave the old goat to take care of our poor little lambs."
Wellcome Library no. 36395i
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