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- Object: Jerry Sneak. | I.O.D.| taking French leave of the Revolution Society.
Lord Stanhope, stooping in profile to the left, hurries furtively from an open doorway into the street, his right hand raised, his left hand holding his hat behind his back. Rolled documents project from his pocket inscribed 'Toasts'. 1 August 1791
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Height: 168 millimetres
Width: 113 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VI, 1938)
From the 'Attic Miscellany', ii. 395.
The text shows that the allusion is not to Stanhope's resignation from the Revolution Society in 1790, but to his failure to attend the dinner at the Crown and Anchor on 14 July 1791, see BMSat 7889, &c. Jerry Sneak is a character in Foote's 'Mayor of Garret' (1763).
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