Daring and Impudent Robbery!!! Do villiany, do, since you profess to do't____Like workmen; I'll example you with thieving_Thieves fro this robbery have authority_Shakespeare.
Pub oct 6th 1829 by T McLean 26 Haymarket sole publisher of WH-s Etchings.
Handcoloured etching. Plate: 370 x 260mm, (14½ x 10"). Small margins. Slight stain in top edge centre.
An obese John Bull is attacked by (left) Wellington, who takes a money-bag inscribed 'Poor Rates' from his pocket, and Peel (dressed as a policeman, as in many prints following the founding of his New Police) who grabs the watch from his fob.
BM Satires: 15875.
[Ref: 39177] £240.00