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The Duke of Wellington stands at the top of a ladder tearing down a poster while Lord Lyndhurst paints a message "bill stickers beware" with Lord Morpeth carrying a basket of bills and Lord John Russell looking on. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1836.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date:
26 July 1836
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36540i
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view The Duke of Wellington stands at the top of a ladder tearing down a poster while Lord Lyndhurst paints a message "bill stickers beware" with Lord Morpeth carrying a basket of bills and Lord John Russell looking on. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1836.

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Credit: The Duke of Wellington stands at the top of a ladder tearing down a poster while Lord Lyndhurst paints a message "bill stickers beware" with Lord Morpeth carrying a basket of bills and Lord John Russell looking on. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1836. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

The municiple corporations (Ireland) bill was fiercely opposed by the Lords. Bills relating to Irish tithes and Irish corporations were passed in the House of Commons but opposed and ammended in the Lords

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 26 July 1836 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 26 x 34.3 cm + album.

Lettering

A gentle warning! HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, p.303

Lettering note

The bills are inscribed "Irish corporation", "bill...O'Connell"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36540i

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  • English

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