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The Duke of Wellington conducts an orchestra comprising of conservative government ministers. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date:
14 May 1838
Reference:
36803i
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HB sketches
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Description

Sir Robert Peel and Lord Stanley play on violins. Other members include Sir James Graham, Sir William Follett, Sir Frederick Pollock, Sir Henry Hardinge with Lords Wicklow, Londonderry, Lyndhurst, Ellenborough and Aberdeen

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 14 May 1838.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 25.7 x 36.6 cm + album.

Lettering

Ancient concerts- a rehearsal/ his grace on this occasion made his debut as a musical director and certainly acquitted himself ably and successfully- Morning Chronicle, May 10th 1838. HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, pp.378-379

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36803i

Languages

  • English

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