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Celebrations of Wellington's victory at the battle of Salamanca: Sir Francis Burdett's house is attacked, a funeral procession of Whigs passes by, and a toast is drunk to Wellington by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Coloured etching by W.H. Brooke, 1812.

  • Satirist, active 1812-1813.
Date
1 October 1812
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38421i
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Credit: Celebrations of Wellington's victory at the battle of Salamanca: Sir Francis Burdett's house is attacked, a funeral procession of Whigs passes by, and a toast is drunk to Wellington by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Coloured etching by W.H. Brooke, 1812. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

The design is divided into two by a column. In the left foreground are two figures, male and female, representing Discord or Faction: the female falls upon a flaming torch, while the male has dropped a lantern. On the right a lion tramples the French standards

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], 1 October 1812.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 16.2 x 34 cm

Lettering

Effects of the arrival of French eagles in England. Satirist invt. W.H. Ekoorb delt et aqa forts fecit.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1949, vol. 9, no. 11905

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38421i

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