Common Sense Versus Precedent
- Part Of:
- Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
- 11 15/16 x 17 15/16 inches (30.4 x 45.6 cm) and 10 1/4 x 12 13/16 inches (26 x 32.6 cm)
Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"
Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 898"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image:"Published March 15 1848 by T McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "COMMON SENSE VERSUS PRECEDENT. | An illustration of a certain passage (of Arms) in the late debate on the Income Tax! | On one side a manly Bearing (underlined): _ on the other, a Pitt(underlined)iable defence."; lower right: "Printed by McLean & Co 70 St Marins Lane"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- boys | common sense | fear | fighting | genre subject | history | income | income tax | legislation | political | politicians | satire | satirical | sculpture | sketches | spectators | statue | swords | taxes
- Associated People:
- Baring, Sir Francis Thornhill, 1st Baron Northbrook (1796 - 1866), politician/statesman
John Bull, fictitious epitomist of Englishness and British imperialism
Pitt, William, the Elder, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708 - 1778), Secretary of State, Prime Minister
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
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Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish, Common Sense Versus Precedent, 1848
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