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John Bull's complaint to the public schoolmaster, study for a satirical print in the series 'Political Sketches', published by Thomas McLean, 1821-1851; John Bull looking with a worried frown at Brougham who wears a barrister's wig and bands, tail-coat and knee-breeches, sitting on the edge of his chair with his elbow resting on an 'Edinbro Review', in a reference to the protest against Wellington's libel actions against the ultra-Tory 'Morning Journal'; inscribed with speech. 1829
Pen and ink and graphite
Verso: Repulsed but not discouraged; O'Connell and Brougham (in wig and goen) stand together and watch the efforts of Wellington and Peel to close a door against a bearded Jew who tries to push in, while behind an atheist kisses a Testament opposite the seated Clerk who is administering the oath, to left among a group of dissenters is Irving, in a scene referring to the question of Jewish emancipation, following Catholic Emancipation. 1829
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- Study for Political Sketch No 34, BM Sat. 15860.
Verso: Study for Political Sketch No 63, BM Sat. 16118.
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Associated Title: Edinbro Review
Associated Title: Morning Journal
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