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Daniel O'Connell devoutly kisses the foot of Lord John Russell, leader of the House, dressed as the Pope and seated on a papal throne. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1837.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date:
12 December 1837
Reference:
36694i
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Description

Standing are the Marquess of Normanby, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland and Lord Morpeth the chief secretary. At this time, O'Connell, the head of the Irish Reform Party, acted in a "compact alliance" with the government of Lord Melbourne

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 12 December 1837 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 24 x 33.5 cm + album.

Lettering

Pope Joan- a devotee doing homage. HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, p.353

Lettering note

Lettering: the letter h has been crossed out and is replaced by the letter a

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36694i

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  • English

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