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Science: a parody frontispiece to the Penny Magazine, with humorous representations of the "March of intellect" movement. Lithograph by G. Davies, 1832, after C.J. Grant.

  • Grant, C. J. (Charles Jameson), active 1830-1852.
Date
1832
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46967i
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Clockwise from top left: Astronomy, Geography, also the use of the globes; Navigation; Agriculture; Mineralogy; Literature; Physics; Philosophy; Divinity; Geology, or the formation of the Earth; Mathematics; Botany; Natural History. In the centre is a portrait of Lord Brougham striding past University College London and trumpeting the Penny magazine, with further caricatures of him above ("Rod of equity"), to left ("At home") and to right ("Abroad"). Below centre, manacles labelled as "Liberty of the press. Passive obedience", and a prison ("County Goal") labelled as "The poor man's guardian"

Publication/Creation

London (76 St Pauls Church Yard) : E. Lacey, 1832.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph

Lettering

Frontispiece for the Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. ... C.J. Grant invent. G. Davies lithog.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. XI, London 1954, no. 17285

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46967i

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