A whale with the head of the Prince Regent spouts two streams inscribed "the liquor of oblivion" and "the dew of favour", referring to his desertion of the Whigs and to favours bestowed on the Tories. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1812.
- Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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The prince of whales or the fisherman at anchor. G. Cruikshank sculp.
1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 17.8 x 50.4 cm
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1949, vol. 9, no. 11877
Wellcome Library no. 38413i
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