Political show-box, study for a satirical print in the series 'Political Sketches', published by Thomas McLean, 1821-1851; O'Connell picking John Bull's pocket while his attention is engaged in looking at the British successes in Syria and China, shown to him in a peep-show by Palmerston, while Melbourne as a policeman walks away in the Queen's train, paying no attention. 1840 Graphite Verso: The wandering minstrel, or A solo on the Union pipes, and The three secretaries; Lord Ebrington playing the bag-pipes, with Lord Morpeth holding the hat by his side to a group of boys (including the Recorder of Dublin, Mr Shaw) while O'Connell from a window shouts to him to go away; Palmerston 'Sticking Plaister', Russell 'Corn Plaister' and Normanby 'Court Plaister'. 1840 Graphite; pen and brown ink with graphite
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