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The magic mirror or A peep into futurity, study for a satirical print in the series 'Political Sketches', published by Thomas McLean, 1821-1851; a bearded magician draws aside a curtain to display his mirror to John Bull, to left, while in the glass Princess (now Queen) Victoria is being dragged by the Duke of Cumberland and Wellington on one side and the Duchess of Kent and Prince Leopold on the other. 1830.
Verso: Guy Fawkes or The anniversary of the Popish Plot, and other sketches; a cheerful procession carries an an effigy of Wellington, also sketch of a horse and others of figures. 1830
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Height: 238 millimetres
Width: 341 millimetres (torn)
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- Study for Political Sketch No 68, BM Sat. 16136.
Verso: Study for Political Sketch No 88, BM Sat. 16302.
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- Associated Event: Popish Plot
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