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

A Fancy Ball, Winding up with Sir Roger de Coverley, in Appropriate Costume.

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Collective Title: Political Sketches

Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Sheet: 17 9/16 x 24 5/16 inches (44.6 x 61.8 cm), Image: 8 1/4 x 18 11/16 inches (21 x 47.5 cm)

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 888"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "London Published July 26th 1846 by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "A FANCY BALL. WINDING UP WITH SIR ROGER DE COVERLY. | In appropriate Costume."; lower right: "Printed at 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balls (parties) | coats | costumes (ensembles) | dancing | dresses | fancy dress | genre subject | gesturing | hats | men | moving | noblemen | political | politicians | politics | satire | satirical
Associated People:
Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham, 5th Duke of Newcastle (1811-1864)
Bentinck, Lord George (1802-1848), politician/statesman, athlete/sportsman
Inglis, Sir Robert Harry, 2nd Baronet (1786 - 1855), politician/statesman
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), politician/statesman, author/poet
Peel, Sir Robert (1788 - 1850), parliament, chief secretary for Ireland, home secretary, prime minister
Hume, Joseph (1777 - 1855), East India Company, Parliament
Graham, Sir James Robert George (1792 - 1861), MP of Netherby, secretary of state, GCB
Duncombe, Thomas Slingsby (1796-1861), MP, radical politician
Wellesley, Arthur, first duke of Wellington (1769–1852), army officer and prime minister
Hudson, George (1800-1871), MP, the 'Railway King'
Hobhouse, John Cam, 1st Baron Broughton (1786 - 1869), politician/statesman
Sibthorp, Col. Charles de Laet Waldo (1783-1855), MP for Lincoln
Manners, John James Robert , 7th Duke of Rutland (1818 - 1906), Leader in Young England Movement, Postmaster General
Shaw-Lefevre, Charles, Viscount Eversley (1794 - 1888), Speaker of the House of Commons 1839-57
Pepys, Charles Christopher, 1st Earl of Cottenham (1781-1851), lawyer, Lord Chancellor
Howard, George William Frederick, 7th Earl of Carlisle (1802 - 1864), Viceroy of Ireland, Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forest, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Borthwick, Peter (1804 - 1852), MP for Evesham, Editor
Roebuck, Right Hon John Arthur (1802-1879), British politician born in Madras, India
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
Trench, Sir Frederick William (1775 - 1859), politician/statesman
Temple, Henry, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784 - 1865), politician/statesman
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