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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:

A Strong Case for Shortening the Hours of Labour

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 18 1/8 inches (30.4 x 46 cm) and Image: 9 11/16 x 14 1/16 inches (24.6 x 35.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Political Sketches No 904"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "London Published September 28th 1848 by Thomas McLean, at Haymarket"; lower center: "A STRONG CASE FOR SHORTENING THE HOURS OF LABOUR."; 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:
B1977.14.14680
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
begging | bill | civil servants | crowd | fancy dress | fear | genre subject | gesturing | labor | legislation | listening | men | nobleman | parody | political | politicians | public servants | satire | satirical | sketches | talking | top hats | working
Associated People:
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
Cooper, Anthony Ashley-, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury (1801-1885), philanthropist and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49395
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