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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

An Interesting Group: "Misfortune Makes us Acquainted with Strange Bedfellows"

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1847
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 x 17 3/8 inches (30.9 x 44.2 cm) and Image: 9 7/16 x 12 5/16 inches (24 x 31.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 876"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "Published by T. McLean, 26 Haymarket, Feby 1847"; lower center: "AN INTERESTING GROUP. | 'MISFORTUNE MAKES US ACQUAINTED WITH STRAGE BEDFELLOWS.'"; lower right: "Printed by McLean & Co. 70 S.t Martins Lane."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14652
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coats | cravats | gathering | genre subject | men | misfortune | old | political | politicians | portrait | satire | sketches | top hats
Associated People:
Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham, 5th Duke of Newcastle (1811-1864)
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), politician/statesman, author/poet
Bentinck, Lord George (1802-1848), politician/statesman, athlete/sportsman
Peel, Sir Robert, third baronet (1822–1895), politician
O'Brien, William Smith (1803-1864), politician/statesman
Goulburn, Henry (1784-1856), politician/statesman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49367
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