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Plate 289 The Rint - A Political ConCATination 12/12/1833

By John Doyle HB (1797-1868)
Category: Prints, Catalogue Reference C2309

Edward John Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton (1791-1863) Chief Secretary for Ireland & MP for Staffordshire (stroking); Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847) MP for Dublin & Cork (the cat & Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley (1760-1842), Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, Governor-General of India (elder brother of Wellington). From "Political Sketches by HB" 12/12/1833

The artist
Dublin-born cartoonist and caricaturist, Doyle is considered a founder of the school of British satirists. Kinder and gentler than Hogarth, Rowlandson or Gilray, from the mid 1820s he regularly satirised prominent people and events of the day

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