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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 Ass and the Sick Lion

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1849
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 11/16 x 17 3/16 inches (29.7 x 43.7 cm) and Image: 9 15/16 x 13 7/16 inches (25.3 x 34.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 915"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "Published by T McLean, 26 Haymarket July 24, 1849"; lower center: "THE ASS AND THE SICK LION."; lower right: "Printed at 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14685
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | ass (donkey) | donkey | genre subject | lion | political | politicians | satire | satirical | sick | sketches
Associated People:
Copley, John Singleton, Baron Lyndhurst (1772 - 1863), Lord Chancellor
Campbell, John, first Baron Campbell of St Andrews (1779–1861), lord chancellor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49400
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