The New Landlords First Orders - open the park for the people quick I say - Shakespeare.
Pub by T McLean 26 Haymarket July 15 1830. [but later?].
Hand-coloured etching with large margins. Plate 256 x 367mm (10 x 14½").
Satire published in response to the order of new King, William IV, that a passage be opened from Waterloo Place to St James's Park. William, in admiral's uniform (referencing his earlier position of Lord High Admiral) instructs two workmen (Peel and Wellington) to create the passage ('you must pull hem rails down again I'm not going to shut out my tenants').
BM Satires: 16167.
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