'A Contrast', c1838. Creator: Unknown.

'A Contrast', c1838. Creator: Unknown.

2-703-513 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'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.

Image Details

People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. John Doyle: British; Irish: Artist, caricaturist, painter
  1. Henry Peter Brougham: British: Lord Chancellor, politician, social scientist, educationist
  2. William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne: British: Prime Minister, politician
  3. Duke of Wellington: British, Irish: General, commander of the British army, statesman, prime minister
People Related
  1. Edward McLean: British: Publisher

  1. Lithograph

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

Category Hierarchy

People Famous People

Artistic Representations Satires

Artistic Representations Caricatures

Trade & Industry Finance

History & Politics Politics Politicians

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4539x3755
File Size : 49,934kb


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  1. 0580053617
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  1. 2-703-513
  1. 2703513

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