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Object: The Flare up!!! There's a row in the court, bring out the rabbit pole
Series: Passing Events for 1834
No.2: a confrontation in the House of Commons on 5 February 1834 between Lord Althorp and Richard Sheil, MP; Lord Althorp on the left wears his robe as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the Speaeer, Charles Manners-Sutton, identifies himself by crying, "Manners! manners! Gentlemen mind your Manners!!"; Sheil, on the right, is restrained by Daniel O'Connell. 9 February 1834
Etching with hand-colouring
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Height: 258 millimetres
Width: 355 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The subject of this print was identified by Eugene Wolfe (personal communication, March 2014).
The altercation between Althorp and Sheil arose over the former's accusation that Sheil and other Irish members of parliament had privately supported legislation to reform the Church of Ireland although they had voted against it.
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