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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:

Rather a Dangerous Kind of Hug

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 5/16 inches (31 x 44 cm) and Image: 8 15/16 x 11 7/8 inches (22.7 x 30.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 885"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "Published April 3rd 1847 , by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "RATHER A DANGEROUS KIND OF HUG."; lower right: "Printed by McLean & Co. 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14661
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | collars | crown | danger | embracing | genre subject | jackets | kings | money | parody | political | politicians | politics | satire | sketches
Associated Places:
England | France | Russia
Associated People:
Louis Philippe (1773 - 1850), King of France
Temple, Henry, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784 - 1865), politician/statesman
Brunnow, Baron (fl. 1847), Russian Ambassador to London
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49376
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