A Wild Elephant Trumpeting, or A Scene from Paradise Lost! ________"the unwieldy elephant "To make them mirth used all his might, and wreathed "His lithe proboscis." Par.e Lost. Bk.4.
Published, Decr. 28th, 1844, by Thos. McLean, 26, Haymarket. Printed at 70, St. Martin's Lane.
Lithograph with "HB Subsribers copy" blindstamp. 304 x 444mm. 12 x 17½".
An elephant in the woodland, with the face of Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough (1790-1871). The elephant looks towards two men seated underneath a tree, the one on the left is Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850). A snake coiled round the tree watches the elephant.
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