The Cries of Westminster No 1.Newcastle Salmon-delicate Salmon__Ah-this is a first rate man-(Prodigious).
Pub Octo 28 1829 by T. McLean 26 Haymarket Sole Publisher of WH Clchtmye.
Hand-coloured etching with very large margins. Plate 375 x 260mm (14¾ x 10¼").
Caricature of M. T. Sadler (1780-1835), Tory social reformer, returning for Newark as nominee of the Duke of Newcastle (who was requently depicted with a tub of pickled salmon). Sadler looks older than his age, with grey hair and frontal baldness. carrying a shallow tub placarded 'Sadlers Repository' and inscribed 'Purity of Election | A Pretty Kit of | Newark Fish'. He wears a white apron over his neat black tail-coat and tight trousers.
BM Satires: 15891.
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