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Lord Melbourne sleeps on a chair set on a chest marked "treasury", the Duke of Wellington holds a pole inscribed "magnanimity", while Lord Brougham uses his pole inscribed "faction" as a lever. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date:
19 November 1838
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36808i
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view Lord Melbourne sleeps on a chair set on a chest marked "treasury", the Duke of Wellington holds a pole inscribed "magnanimity", while Lord Brougham uses his pole inscribed "faction" as a lever. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

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Credit: Lord Melbourne sleeps on a chair set on a chest marked "treasury", the Duke of Wellington holds a pole inscribed "magnanimity", while Lord Brougham uses his pole inscribed "faction" as a lever. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 19 November 1838 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 24.1 x 31.9 cm + album.

Lettering

A contrast. HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, p.396

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36808i

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  • English

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