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A fist-fight between Lord Brougham and Lord Melbourne as Peachum and Lockit. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1837.

  • Doyle, John, 1797-1868
Date:
22 October 1836
Reference:
36695i
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HB sketches
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Description

This refers to the animosity at the opening session of Parliament between Lords Melbourne and Brougham and the recorded exchanges between them

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, 22 October 1836 (70 Saint Martin's lane : A. Ducôte's lithography)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 22.8 x 33 cm + album.

Lettering

Good breeding versus education <from the code of etiquette> or a well known scene from the Beggars Opera. HB

References note

An illustrated key to the political sketches of H.B., London 1841, p.354

Lettering note

Extensive dialogue within the print. Melbourne states: "no man can gloxe and fawn and flatter and bend the knee as you do"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36695i

Languages

  • English

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