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H - had it,
- H - had it,
See No. 13588. Lady Hertford, with three ostrich feathers in her hair, haughtily takes a misshapen pie from a man concealed behind a curtain (left), whose leg is unmistakably the Regent's.
Had three thousand pieces, with nothing to do,
But how much HIS LADY had nobody knew.
Wood-engraved illustration to a letterpress pamphlet
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 217 millimetres (approx. page size)
- Width: 141 millimetres (approx. page size)
Inscription ContentLettered with title and further lines.
(Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', X, 1952)
See No. 11853, &c.
- Associated Title: The political "A, apple-pie;" or, the "extraordinary red book" versified...
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