Alas! Poor Yorick.
Published by Tho.s McLean 26, Haymarket, May 29 1830.
Hand-coloured lithograph. 400 x 293mm (15¾ x 11½"). Some soiling around edges.
Eldon and the Duke of Cumberland, the leaders of the Tory Ultras, mourn for the demise of the 'Morning Journal', the organ of their party, which ended its career on 13 May, after the conviction for libel in December, (Judgement was given on 4 Feb.; Alexander was to be imprisoned in Newgate for four months (consecutively) for each of three libels; to pay a fine of £100, and give securities).
BM Satires: 16120.
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