Polly & Lucy takeing off the restrictions. Vide beggars opera
- Polly & Lucy takeing off the restrictions. Vide beggars opera
A reversed copy of a print by George Cruikshank (BM Satires 11860). The shadow on the background wall is omitted. Notes of exclamation are omitted, and 'return'd' spelt 'returne'd'; 'together', 'togather'.
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 245 millimetres
- Width: 348 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered with title, text within, artist's name and publishing details: 'Pub. by McCleary 32 Nassau Street'. A manuscript note by Edward Hawkins attributes the copy to Gleadah.
(Description from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', IX, 1949)
Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)
- Associated with: Right Hon Sir John McMahon
- Associated with: Maria Anne Fitzherbert
- Associated with: George IV, King of the United Kingdom
- Associated with: Pope Pius VII
- Associated with: Samuel Whitbread II
- Associated with: Right Hon Spencer Perceval
- Associated with: Isabella Anne Ingram Shepherd, 2nd Marchioness of Hertford
- Associated with: George Hanger, 4th Baron Coleraine
- Associated with: Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
- Associated with: John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon
- Associated with: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Object reference number: PPA155827
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