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

The Mask of Comus. As Now Being Performed at the Theatre Royal, Madrid, with Amazing Success

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Collective Title: Political Sketches

Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Sheet: 12 1/16 x 17 5/8 inches (30.7 x 44.7 cm) and Image: 10 1/8 x 13 3/8 inches (25.7 x 34 cm)

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 892"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "Publushed Novr 19th 1847 by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "THE MASK (underlined) OF COMUS. | As now being performed at the Theatre Royal, Madrid, | with amazing success."; 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:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animals | bears | birds | costume | court | crowns | cups | France | frogs (animals) | goats | gods | hats | historical subject | kings | lions | masks | men | monkeys | musicians | mythology | parody | political | politics | queens | satire | satirical | sketches | Spain | staffs | stairs | swords | theater | throne | trees | uniforms | violins | wolves | women
Associated People:
Louis Philippe (1773 - 1850), King of France
Temple, Henry, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784 - 1865), politician/statesman
General Narváez (mid 19th century), military/naval
d'Orléans, Antoine, Duc de Montpensier (1824-1890), claimant to Spanish throne
Duchesse de Montpensier (mid 19th century), wife of Antoine Marie Philippe Louis
Maria Christina of Sicily, (1806-1878), Queen and Regent of Spain
Isabella II (1830-1904), Queen of Spain
Muñoz, Ferdinand, Duque de Riansares (1808 - 1873), sergeant, politician
Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822-1902), Titular King of Spain, husband and cousin of Isabella II of Spain
Bulwer, Sir Henry, later Baron Dalling and Bulwer (1801-1872), politician and diplomat
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