The Funeral of Tory-Principle. Dutifully Dedicated to the Holy Alliance.
[London, Published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, 1827.]
Hand coloured aquatint with manuscript annotations below. Sheet size: 260 x 355mm (10¼ x 14"). Trimmed inside plate. Some small surface damage on right bottom..
A procession of Tory grandees wearing cloaks, mourn the abandonment of their principles. From left to right; Eldon, Wellington, Bathurst, Peel, Melville, Westmorland, and Londonderry. After Lord Liverpool's stroke the King ordered Canning to form a Ministry, the resignations of the above followed.
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