'Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition.', 1835. Creator: John Doyle.

'Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition.', 1835. Creator: John Doyle.

2-698-796 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition.', 1835. Satire depicting British politicians as animals. The sheep (or lamb) may be William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, who served as Home Secretary, and twice as Prime Minister. Published 3 March 1835.

Image Details

People Information

  1. John Doyle, attributed to: British; Irish: Artist, caricaturist, painter
  1. Henry Peter Brougham: British: Lord Chancellor, politician, social scientist, educationist
  2. George William Frederick Howard, Earl of Carlisle: English, British: Politician
  3. John George Lambton: British: Earl
  4. Joseph Hume: Scottish, British: Doctor and politician
  5. Edward Bulwer-Lytton: English, British: novelist, poet, playwright, and politician
  6. William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne: British: Prime Minister, politician
  7. Daniel O'Connell: Irish: Statesman, politician
  8. Lord Palmerston: British: Politician, Prime Minister, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  9. John Russell, 1st Earl Russell: British: Politician, Prime Minister

  1. Engraving
  2. Lithograph

Picture Type
  1. Satire

Category Hierarchy

Science & Nature Animal Life

Artistic Representations Satires

History & Politics Politics Other

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4781x3364
File Size : 47,119kb


  1. 1P
  1. 0580033579
  1. 2-698-796
  1. 2698796

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