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The submission of four petitions against the Convention of Cintra. Etching by J. Gillray.

  • Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
[1830]
Reference
585548i
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Description

The Convention of Cintra (Sintra) allowed the French forces in Portugal to leave Portugal after their defeat by British forces under Wellington

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Thomas McLean], [1830]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 15.1 x 22.2 cm

Lettering

Patriotic petitions on the Convention. J.s Gillray inv.t & fec.t

Contents

'The Cockney petition! Enter Mr Noodle & Mr Doodle', a petition to the King from the City of London. --'The Westminster petition, a kick-out from Wimbledon', in which the petitioners including Sheridan are expelled from John Horne Tooke's bedroom in Wimbledon. --'The Chelmsford petition. Broad-bottom-patriots addressing the Essex calves', in which Admiral John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent (a resident of South Weald in Essex), adddresses a crowd of radicals. --'The Middlesex petition! Hackney orators inspiring the Independent Blue & Buff interest', in which a barrister waving the "Middlesex petition" speaks to a crowd of Whig sympathizers

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. viii., London 1947, no. 11048

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 585548i

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Languages

  • English


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