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- Object: The master of the scrolls!
Curran, ugly and round-shouldered, rides in profile to the right on a high-stepping horse. Behind him are saddle-bags from which rolled documents project inscribed respectively: 'Decree', 'Reports', 'Petitions', 'Interrogator[ies]', 'Affidavits', 'Bills', 'Brief [bis]', 'Answer'. He wears neat riding-dress and holds a riding-switch.
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Height: 239 millimetres
Width: 188 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VIII, 1947)
Curran was appointed Master of the Rolls in Ireland in 1806. One of the prints pirated by McCleary, see No. 11412.
Dated 1809 by E. Hawkins. Watermark 1809.
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