'A Contrast', c1838. Political satire depicting British politicians: Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848), and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852). Brougham and the Duke of Wellington are saying 'I would if I could', and 'I could if I would', and are trying to dislodge Lamb who is sitting on a box labelled 'Treasury'. Published by Edward McLean, Leicester Square.
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