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- Object: Ministers of the Presbyterian church! What brought you here.
Fold-out frontispiece to 'County of Down Election, 1805' ('London: Printed for the Editor. - Price, 5s. 5d.'), a reprint of songs, squibs, and document on the by-election of July 1805, see BMSat 10426. Three (isolated) parsons caricatured, stand or walk in profile to the left. Below each is an inscription: 'you B k [Dr. Black] from Derry, ------ [Thomson] near Belfast, you C g
[Dr. Gumming] from Armagh.' The names have been added in pen and are also discoverable from the text. They were supporters of Castlereagh. This and other plates to the book, see BMSats 10428-31, are probably by an amateur, c.1805
Etching with roulette work, folded frontispiece
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Height: 225 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 272 millimetres (approx. sheet)
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- (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VIII, 1947)
298*. a. 13.
The titlepage of the volume is lettered: 'County of Down election, 1805. / The patriotic miscellany: or mirror of wit, genius, and truth, being a collection of all the publications during the late contested election, between the Hon. Colonel John Meades, and the Right Hon. Lord Viscount Castlereagh, president of the Board of Controul, for Indian affairs, Secretary of State, &c. &c. &c. / London: printed for the editor. - price, 5s. 5d.'
For the 4 further prints bound in this volume, see 1871,0114.99-102.
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Associated Title: County of Down election, 1805
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