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A menagerie of animals with the heads of politicians. Coloured etching by "Aqua Fortis" after W.H. Brooke after "Satirist", 1812.

  • Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860.
Date
[1 December 1812]
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38454i
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Identified by M.D. George in the British Museum catalogue as a parody of an advertisement for the Royal Menagerie at Exeter Change, off the Strand. The heads are those of members of the Oppposition who failed to form a ministry

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [1 December 1812]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 16.5 x 34 cm

Lettering

The anti-royal menagerie. Satirist invt. W.H. Ekoorb delt. Aqua Fortis fecit.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1949, vol. 9, no. 11916

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38454i

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