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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 Old Donkey Turned Restive at Last

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1848
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 17 7/8 inches (30.5 x 45.4 cm) and Image: 10 1/4 x 12 7/8 inches (26 x 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 896"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "PUBLISHED BY T MCLEAN 26 HAYMARKET MARCH 21st 1848"; lower center: "THE OLD DONKEY TURNED RESTIVE AT LAST."; 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:
B1977.14.14672
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | baggage | bags | bales | boxes | burden | cargo | donkey | fighting | genre subject | old | political | politicians | reins | satire | satirical | sketches | taxation | taxes
Associated People:
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
Wood, Sir Charles, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800 - 1885), politician/statesman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49387
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