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Political pamphlet of 12 pages, without illustrations, on the Queen Caroline affair entitled:
"Modern anecdotes on the new green (bag) room." Lettered below the title:
"Representing a list of the pieces performed and now performing at the Theatre Royal Cotton Garden. With criticisms and remarks on the plays, tragi comedies, farces &.c and the principal actors." With the publisher's details printed at the foot of the page: "London: Printed for and Published by Langham, 3 Red Lion Street, Holborn. 1820, Price 6d. Entered at Stationer's Hall."
The pamphlet satirises George IV and Theodore Majocchi and Louisa Demont, witnesses against Caroline of Brunswick at her triall, presenting them as actors.
The pamphlet closes with "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN" in bold capital letters with the printer's line: "Published by Langham, 3 Red Lion Str, Holborn."
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Height: 213 millimetres (Approximate page height (note variations in page size.))
Width: 130 millimetres (Approximate page width (note variations in page size))
- Curator's comments
- Bound as part of 'Political Tracts Volume 5.' Number 5 of 10 volumes of political pamphlets, published circa 1819-1822.
As the pamphlet is not illustrated, it is not included in M. Dorothy George's ‘Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum.’
See 'The cock of cotton walk' BM Satires 13865, 1865,1111,766 for a related satire on Demont and Majocchi.
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