The Man Wot Violates the Grave. It's very hard these sort of men can't let a Body be = O she loved a bold Dragoon with his long _&c&
Pub Jan 30 1830 by T McLean 26 Haymarket.
Hand-coloured etching with very large margins. 372 x 260mm (14¾ x 10¼"). Crease.
The Duke of Cumberland steps up from a grave, carrying Lady Graves, with whom Cumberland had been having an affair. In 1830 this scandal erupted in the press, and shortly after this print was published Lady Graves' husband Thomas committed suicide, adding to the macabre imagery of this print.
BM Satires: 16011.
[Ref: 30541] £260.00