This is No Caricature.
Pub.d by Tho.s McLean, 26 Haymarket Oct.r 1st 1827.
Coloured lithograph with large margins, rare. Printed area 210 x 130mm (8¼ x 5¼"). Old ink mss. explanation under print.
In 1827 William Beauclerk, 9th Duke of St Albans, married Harriet Mellon, widow of the banker Thomas Coutts. An extremely wealthy former actress, she was 23 years older than her husband, giving ammunition to the satirists. After her death Harriett's money passed to Angela Burdett-Coutts.
BM Satires 15461.
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