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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

Leap Frog, Down Constitution Hill

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1831
Medium:
Lithograph, hand-colored on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 17 1/16 inches (30.5 x 43.4 cm) and Image: 9 7/16 x 11 1/16 inches (23.9 x 28.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "P"; lower right: "3 (circled)"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 120"; lower left inside image: "A & HB"; lower center: "LEAP FROG | Down Constitution Hill | London Published by Thom:s M:Leen 26 Haymarket April 13, 1821"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Gift of Brian and Linda Gracie
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.17.16
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chasing | constitution | crown | crutches | genre subject | judges | lords | men | parliament | political | politicians | purse | running | satire | satirical | sketches | top hats | treasury | wigs
Associated People:
William IV (1765–1837), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanove
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
Lambton, John George, 1st Earl of Durham (1792-1840), MP, Ambassador to Russia, Governor-General of Canada
Petty-Fitzmaurice, Henry, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780 - 1863), Chancellor of the Exchequer, home secretary, Lord President of the Council
Hunt, Henry "Orator" (1773 - 1835), radicial politician
Burdett, Sir Francis, fifth baronet (1770–1844), politician
Best, William Draper, 1st Baron Wynford (1767-1845), Chief Justice
Wellesley, Arthur, first duke of Wellington (1769–1852), army officer and prime minister
King, Peter, 7th Baron King (1776-1833), politician
Vassall, Henry Richard Fox, 3rd Baron Holland (1773 - 1840), politician and writer
George V (1819–1878), king of Hanover
Spencer, John Charles, 3rd Earl Spencer, Lord Althorp (1782-1845), politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl Grey (1764–1845), politician/statesman
Scott, John, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838), Lord Chancellor
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7150
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