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John Bull reclines on a bank yawning as four men help themselves to the contents of his open sack. Lithograph by R. Seymour, 1832.

  • Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836.
Date
1 Oct 1832
Reference
608220i
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About this work

Description

The three plundering Tories are the Duke of Wellington who hooks out a joint of beef, the Duke of Ellenborough who spears a plum-pudding and The Duke of Newcastle who drinks from a bottle

On the disappointment felt at the attempt at political reform by the Tories who are depicted here as a gang of robbers

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean 1832, 1 Oct 1832.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 14.7 x 19.4 cm

Lettering

John Bull reposing after his labours

Notes

With: Wellcome library catalogue, nos 608215i, 609219i, 608222i (on same side), 608228i (on verso)

Lettering note

Bull's sack reads: 'My reform bill and its provisions'

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 608220i

Languages

  • English


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