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King William IV leads a leap-frog procession down a hill, Lord Grey tumbles over his head knocking off his crown. Coloured lithograph by John Doyle, 1831.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
Date
13 April 1831
Reference
651324i
Part of
HB sketches
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About this work

Description

On the effects of Earl Grey's attempts to pass reform on notabilities and institutions

Publication/Creation

[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 13 April 1831 ([London] (70 St Martins Lane) : printed by C. Motte)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image and border 26.9 x 38.6 cm.

Lettering

Leap frog down constitution hill.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954, Vol. XI, London 1954, no. 16634

Lettering note

Signed 'A&HB' far left
The King exclaims 'Dam-it didn't you tell me you would not touch the crown' to Grey as radicals cheer on the brow of the hill

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 651324i

Languages

  • English


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