Oath's Unnecessary previous to taking a Seat in the House. A Scene at Batts_
Pub by T McLean 26 Haymarket where political and other Caricatures are daily Publishing the largest collection in London in London always on sale. [May 1829.]
Hand-coloured etching. 350 x 240mm (13¾ x 9½"). Cut to border.
O'Connell, with his gown looped over his arm, stands in a carpeted corridor, addressing a waiter. The waiter holds open the door of a water-closet. O'Connell, who is excessively polite and conciliatory, is in profil perdu, taller, more elegant and more aquiline than in life. Under his arm is a big bundle of papers (his projected speech).
BM Satires: 15766.
[Ref: 30495] £130.00