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- Object: Anti-society Association
Illustration in the newspaper 'A slap at slop', second edition. Two legs, from the thigh downwards, directed to the r. One is withered and bent back from the knee and supported on a peg, as in No. 14223. The legs of John Sewell, President of the Constitutional Association, are chosen for the arms of the Association. 2 August 1821
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Height: 38 millimetres
Width: 65 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', X, 1952)
Sir John Sewell appeared in the Black Book (see No. 13277) for a pension of £401 and a salary of £2,000 as Chief Justice of the Admiralty Court, Malta.
For Dorothy George's account of the publication history of the woodcuts by George Cruikshank in A Slap at Slop and the Bridge Street Gang (BM Satires 14207-14232), see 1870,1008.1321.1.
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