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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:

Common Sense Versus Precedent

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1848
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 x 17 15/16 inches (30.4 x 45.6 cm) and Image: 10 1/4 x 12 13/16 inches (26 x 32.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14674
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boys | fear | genre subject | history | 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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49389
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