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The Vindication, study for a satirical print in the series 'Political Sketches', published by Thomas McLean, 1821-1851; George IV, seated on a sofa in profile to right, holds a print in his left hand and an eyeglass in his r, looks up at the Duke of Cumberland, who was falsely reported to have cut off his moustaches, while to right, Lord Mount Charles and Lord Strathavon watch the interview. 1829
Verso: The Coup de Grace, An Untoward Event; a turkey wearing a turban lies prostrate under the claws of a crowned eagle with a feather in its beak, to left Wellington with a weight shackled to his ankle and Polignac with shackled wrists, and to right the Emperor of Austria, Tsar, and King of Prussia, in a reference to the diplomatic situation after the Treaty of Adrianople. 1829
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Height: 237 millimetres
Width: 381 millimetres (hole cut out)
- Curator's comments
- Study for Political Sketch No 31, BM Sat. 15915.
Verso: Study for Political Sketch No 35, BM Sat. 15890.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Treaty of Adrianople 1829
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