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- Object: John Ketch. His mark.
Illustration in the newspaper 'A slap at slop', second edition. A gibbet is formed of a wooden leg or peg, representing Sewell's withered leg (see No. 14223), which supports a leg at r. angles; from this dangles a tiny corpse. This is the signature of a letter from the hangman to the Constitutional Association. 2 August 1821
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Height: 29 millimetres
Width: 23 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', X, 1952)
Two drawings by George Cruikshank (not used) for Sewell and his leg are in the Print Room, 1891,1117.35, verso (199. c. 1/35 (reverse)).
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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