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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Charles E. P. Motte, 1785–1836, French
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

War !!! Commencement of Hostilities --Combined movement of the Allied Powers.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1831
Medium:
Lithograph, hand-colored on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 x 17 1/8 inches (30.3 x 43.5 cm) and Image: 9 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches (23.8 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "8.00"; lower left: "8 (circled)";

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 147"; lower center: "WAR!!! | Commencement of Hostilities. ___ Combined Movement of the Allied Powers. | London, Pubd by Thos McLean, 26 Haymarket August 10th 1831"; lower right inside image: "HB"; lower right below image: "Printed by C. Motte 70 St Martin's Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Gift of Brian and Linda Gracie
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.17.9
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
broken | costume | fancy dress | genre subject | judge | letters | men | papers | parliament | parody | political | politicians | protesting | running | satire | satirical | scepter | sketches | sticks | top hats | war | wig | windows
Associated People:
Lee, William (fl. 1831), High Bailiff of Westminster
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
Wellesley, Arthur, first duke of Wellington (1769–1852), army officer and prime minister
Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl Grey (1764–1845), politician/statesman
Stewart, Charles William, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (1778-1854), KCB, GCB, general and diplomatist
Crockford, William (1775-1844), proprietor of 'Crockford's' gambling club
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7143
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