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- Object: A noble student of Oxford.
Lord George Grenville, tall and bulky, in academic cap and long gown looped over his left. arm, stands in profile to the left., holding out a glove in his (gloved) r. hand.
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Height: 282 millimetres
Width: 205 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- (Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VIII, 1947)
Lord George Grenville (1788-1850), see BMSat 10986, matriculated at Brasenose 1804, aged fifteen, and was made D.C.L. in 1810. He succeeded to his mother's Irish barony of Nugent in 1812. A small adaptation, reversed, appears in a pl. by R. Cruikshank to Westmacott's 'English Spy', 1825, i, 278.
Reproduced, H. M. Hake, 'Print Collector's Quarterly', xiii. 148.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- 1848,1221.1 to 57 were all purchased for the BM by Carpenter against a refund from the Trustees.
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