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J.A. Roebuck attempts to exchange a horse having the head of Lord Durham for another having the head of Lord Brougham as a stage coach waits on. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date:
13 February 1838
Reference:
36702i
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HB sketches
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view J.A. Roebuck attempts to exchange a horse having the head of Lord Durham for another having the head of Lord Brougham as a stage coach waits on. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

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Description

The landlord beneath an inn sign with the head of Queen Victoria is Lord Melbourne. Sitting on the coach is the radical Sir William Molesworth. Lord Durham returned from Canada and was wooed by the Radicals to act as their leader, but was unwilling

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 13 February 1838 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 24.1 x 35.1 cm + album.

Lettering

Old and young stagers. HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, pp.363-364

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36702i

Languages

  • English


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