The Fifth of November or The Gun Powder Plot.HB Sketches 229.
Published by Tho.s Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket, Nov. 9th 1832.
Lithograph. Size: 370 x 280mm. (14˝ x 11").
A depiction of Talleyrand, as Guy Fawkes and Palmerston, also a cloaked conspirator. Some regard Talleyrand as one of the most versatile, skilled and influential diplomats in European history, and some believe that he was a traitor, betraying in turn, the Ancien Régime, the French Revolution, Napoleon, and the Restoration.
BM satires: 17297
[Ref: 31417] £95.00