The Battle of the Pamphleteers. Or Newark Versus Newcastle.
[Published by Edw.d McLean, 14, St Martin Court Leicester Square.] [n.d. c.1829.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. 285 x 406mm (11¼ x 16"). Trimmed.
Satire on the pamphlet-war between Michael Sadler, M.P. for Newark, (on the left) and R.J. Wilmot Horton, M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme (on the right). They were recognized leaders in the controversy over remedies for unemployment and here fire their respective pamphlets at each other. Horton bestrides a small prancing hobby-horse, covered by a cloth inscribed 'Emigration' (indicating his preferred solution to the unemployment problem.
BM Satires: 15869.
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