A Game at Chess.HB Sketches 215.
Published by Tho.s Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket, July 31st 1832.
Lithograph. Size: 370 x 280mm. (14½ x 11").
A game of chess in which Charles Grey has William IV in checkmate. Grey (1764 - 1845) was a member of the Whig Party, who backed significant reform of the British government and was among the primary architects of the Reform Act in 1832. His administration also saw the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.
BM satires: 17204
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