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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:

This is NOT the Baron of Oakland, in the Opera of the Haunted Tower

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1831
Medium:
Lithograph, hand-colored on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches (40.4 x 29.8 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 10 1/16 inches (31.4 x 25.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "8.00"; lower right: "6 (circled)"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches 138"; center right under robe: "TF"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower center: "This is not (underlined) | The BARON of OAKLAND, | in the Opera of the Haunted Tower."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Gift of Brian and Linda Gracie
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.17.18
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ballad | baron | caricature | dancing | historical subject | opera | parody | play | political | politician | portrait | robes | satire | sketches | stage | The Haunted Tower (1789), ballad opera | theater | wig
Associated People:
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
Baron of Oakland (character in The Haunted Tower, 1789)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7152
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