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The Steam King

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1991,0720.101

  • Title (object)

    • The Steam King
  • Description

    Political satire showing a demonstration of a steam engine by a politician who is using it to generate dozens of bills. 3 August 1829 Hand-coloured lithograph

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1829
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 263 millimetres
    • Width: 380 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, speech bubbles and captions within text, and "London Published Aug 3rd 1829 by Thos McLean, 26 Haymarket"
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Supplement 1829 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1991

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1991,0720.101

Political satire showing a demonstration of a steam engine by a politician who is using it to generate dozens of bills.  3 August 1829 Hand-coloured lithograph

Political satire showing a demonstration of a steam engine by a politician who is using it to generate dozens of bills. 3 August 1829 Hand-coloured lithograph

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