Buy a Broom?!!
London Pubd May 13th 1825 by S.W. Fores 41 Piccadilly.
Hand-coloured etching, image 260 x 180mm. 10¼ x 7". Trimmed to plate. Trace of glue stains, from verso.
Lord Chancellor Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868); wearing barrister's wig and bands, and over this a bodice and petticoat, all topped off with a spotted conical cap tied around his chin. He is likened to a street-seller of brooms, implying venality. By George Cruikshank (1792 - 1878).
BM Satires 14769.
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