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

The Old White Lion

Date:
1829
Medium:
Colored lithograph on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 3/4 × 14 inches (27.3 × 35.6 cm), Sheet: 9 5/8 × 13 1/2 inches (24.4 × 34.3 cm), and Image: 9 × 12 3/4 inches (22.9 × 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "Come my old friend don't take | your defeat so much to heart _ you | fought well! & altho' you did throw | a large paving stone at | me, I | Poh! I threw no paving | stone at you, but you all | like to have a dash at the | Old Chancellor. | There he is just | like an | old white | Lion. | H.B. | M. P. | Pub'd by e. McLean 14 St. Martin's Court, Leicester Square."; lettered below image: "THE OLD WHITE LION"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.53
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:81919
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