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Creator:
Print made by William Heath, 1795–1840, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:
A Change in the Head of Affairs
Date:
ca. 1828
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 17 1/4 inches (28.9 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 10 3/8 × 14 3/4 inches (26.4 × 37.5 cm), and Image: 8 1/2 × 13 1/8 inches (21.6 × 33.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "Happy I am to see the Whig discarded. I'll try and Administer | something that shall fit you M---- better | Throw it away. I can't get any | of them to suit me"; lettered below image: "Esq -- | A CHANGE IN THE HEAD OF AFFAIRS | London, Published by Tho's McLean, 26, Haymarket.".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.40
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81906
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