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A rowdy scene in the House of Commons. Etching by G. Cruikshank, ca. 1840.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
[1840?/1850]
Reference
588786i
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Description

The leader of the House of Commons attempts to gain order as a fight breaks out on the left hand side, men play cards and instruments on the right hand side as another fight breaks out in the background. The audience in the gallery above contribute to the chaos below

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1840?/1850]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; sheet 9 x 13.2 cm

Lettering

The charter - a common's scene

Notes

Companion print to Wellcome library catalogue, no. 588783i

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 588786i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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