Pleasant itimation.Alarming state of the times.
Pub nov 9 1830 by T. McLean 26 Haymarket.
Hand-coloured etching. 375 x 260mm (14¾ x 10¼"). Small margins.
Wellington sits in an arm-chair in profile to the left, reading a letter: 'Your Grace You Intend giving a Dinner on monday - Mind it will be the last you ever shall give'. He looks startled and exclaims: 'The duece it will'. Wellington was advised not to go to a City banquet because of a plot against his life.
BM Satires: 16301.
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