A New Game of Shuttle Cock as Played by his Majesty's Servants for the mausment of John Bull.NB the Feathers of the ShuttleCock were pluked from a Sumersetshire Goose.
Pub 22 Ap.l 1810 by Fores Picadilli.
Hand coloured etching. On watermarked paper '1802'. Sheet size: 280 x 410mm (11 x 16"). Large margins left & right. Cut to platemark at top.
Ministers and others strike at a shuttlecock above their heads inscribed 'Speakers Warrant'. Eldon, in his Chancellor's wig and gown and holding the Purse of the Great Seal, is the centre of a close group; he says: 'Dont knock it here we have not power to Strike it'.
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