Lord Stanley holds open the door of a coach to Sir Francis Burdett with Sir Robert Peel as the driver. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1837.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
24 May 1837
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Sitting at the front with Peel is William IV. The three passengers, steady Conservative supporters, are Shaw, Lefroy and Goulburn. Behind them is the Duke of Wellington. Also present are Sir James Graham and Lord Lyndhurst


London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 24 May 1837 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 24.4 x 35.5 cm + album.


Taking up a fare- "all the world's a stage". HB Extensive dialogue within the print. Lord Stanley comments: "at present sir I'm with these people but since the Dilly was done up, I haven't had no reglar engagement. I sometimes drives the Conservative up a stage, and sometimes take it down"

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, p.336


Wellcome Collection 36634i


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