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- Object: Dr. Slop's obscenity.
Illustration in the newspaper 'A slap at slop', second edition. A copy of No. 13287, A Free-born Englishman!; the axe is inscribed Law of Libel; the (broken) sword, Justice. The book under John Bull's foot is Rights of Englishmen. 2 August 1821
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Height: 88 millimetres
Width: 71 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', X, 1952)
The original, according to Hone's explanation of the cut, was styled 'an indecent Caricature' in the New Times' report of the Attorney-General's speech on 3 July 1821; the print was bought at King's shop.
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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