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Vignettes of Peel's first ministry surrounded by eight figures representing certain professions. Coloured lithograph, 1835.

Date
2 February 1835
Reference
12241i
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Description

Refers to the British General election which took place between 6 January and 6 February 1835.

Publication/Creation

[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 2 February 1835 ([London] : Ducote & Stephen Lithog.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; border 34.7 x 24.5 cm

Lettering

Monthly sheet of caricatures. No. 62.

References note

Too late for the British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Lettering note

The man force-feeding John Bull says: "Never fear sir this will prove an antidote, if properly managed.", a figure next to him adds: "Poor Bull! Poor Bull!" The funnel is inscribed: "Nolens volens" and the container: "Tenants at will & division of counties." Bull's huge stomach is inscribed: "Poisoned by reform."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12241i

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  • English


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