A naked woman representing Truth is defended by Lord Holland against attack by politicians abusing a government privilege in libel cases. Coloured etching by Samuel De Wilde, 1811.
- De Wilde, Samuel, 1751-1832.
- 1 April 1811
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Lord Holland holds a flaming torch inscribed "Truth". On 4 March 1811 he had proposed a motion condemning the use by the Attorney General, Vicary Gibbs, of a procedure enabling him to bring criminal proceedings for libel without using a jury
[London] (5 Ne[wga]te Street) : M. Jones, 1 April 1811.
1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 20.8 x 35.5 cm
Truth in jeopardy, or, power, versus freedom.
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1949, vol. 9, no. 11717
Wellcome Library no. 38436i