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A colossal William Pitt hovers over the city of London mounted on stilts labelled 'sedition' and 'pension', while leaning on a crutch marked 'popularity' that rests on the Royal Exchange, with a view of New York to the left. Etching, with etched verse within the plate, 1766.
The life of Sir William Petty, 1623-1687 : one of the first Fellows of the Royal Society, sometime secretary to Henry Cromwell, maker of the 'Down Survey' of Ireland, author of 'Political Arithmetic' &c. : chiefly derived from private documents hitherto unpublished / by Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice.
- Fitzmaurice, Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice, Baron, 1846-1935.
Reflections on the present crisis of publick affairs, with an enquiry into the causes and remedies of the existing clamours, and alleged grievances, of the country, as connected with population, subsistence, wages of labourers, education, most respectfully submitted to both houses of Parliament, on occasion of their assembling on the 18th of April, 1831, for the further consideration of the question of reform / by Sir Gilbert Blane.
- Blane, Gilbert, Sir, 1749-1834.
A pair of inflated breeches, inside which corpulent members of Grenville's ministry sit around a table devouring loaves and fishes, are poised on an ostrich feather as several men attempt to pull down the legs while a man with a pair of shears and a tape measure sits on the 'rock of independence'. Etching by J. Gillray.
- Gillray, James, 1756-1815.