The Head Master turning out the Incorrigibles.
Pub.d. 1831 by. S. Gans Southampton Street.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 345 x 250mm, (13½ x 9¾"). Trimmed to printed boarder. Central vertical crease.
George IV stands brandishing a birch-rod marked 'Reform', behind him stands Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey who had recently become Prime Minister. The Whigs, under Grey, replaced Wellington's Tory party after a vote of no confidence. It was Lord Grey's government which introduced the Great Reform Acts in 1832.
BM Satite 16691.
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