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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:

The State Wagon in Difficulties

Additional Title(s):

The State Waggon in Difficulties

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 x 17 9/16 inches (30.5 x 44.6 cm) and Image: 10 1/8 x 14 7/8 inches (25.7 x 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper right, "HB Sketches No 889"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "Published Novr 10th 1847 by T McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "THE STATE WAGGON IN DIFFICULTIES. | 1st Waggoner. ~ 'Come, there's no use in trying to carry it any longer; ~we shall be soon all at a dead lock.' | 2nd Waggoner. ~ 'Suppose I just throw out enough of it to enable us to get over the worst of the road, ~We can | afterards picl up the pieces'"; lower right: "Printed at 70 St Martin's Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14665
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | army | bales | banks | cargo | carts | charters | civil liberties | famine | genre subject | harnesses | hats | horses (animals) | Irish | money | navy | peasants | political | railway | satire | satirical | sketches | wagons | wheels | whips
Associated People:
Wood, Sir Charles, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800 - 1885), politician/statesman
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49380
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