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- Object: A natural crop;-alias-a Norfolk dumpling
A whole length satirical portrait of the Duke of Norfolk, directed to the right; in his left hand is the baton of Earl Marshal; his right hand is in his waistcoat pocket. He wears top-boots, a slouched hat, and his hair is closely cropped. Earlier caricatures show the Duke wearing his own hair without powder, hanging on his neck. 21 September 1791
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Height: 190 millimetres
Width: 145 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VI, 1938)
The fashion for cropped hair began in 1791, and was usually accompanied by new fashions of dress which the Duke has not adopted, cf. BMSat 8040, &c.
Grego, 'Gillray', p. 136. Wright and Evans, No. 371. Reprinted, 'G. W.G.', 1830. Reproduced, 'Social England', ed. Traill, 1904, v. 675.
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