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'Politeness of Francis to Henry', 1897. Creator: John Leech.

'Politeness of Francis to Henry', 1897.  Creator: John Leech.

2-703-932 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Politeness of Francis to Henry', 1897. King Francis I of France, with exaggeratedly hooked nose and holding a pair of boots, hands a steaming mug to King Henry VIII of England who is wearing a nightcap. Henry has either just got out of bed, or is about to retire for the night. From "The Comic History of England" by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, with satirical illustrations by John Leech. [Bradbury, Agnew & Co, London, 1897]


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  1. 0580057298
  1. 2-703-932
  1. 2703932
  1. 2E

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3750x4416
File Size : 48516kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. John Leech, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator and printmaker
Subject
  1. King Henry VIII: British; English: King of England
  2. King Francis I of France: French: King
People Related
  1. Gilbert Abbott A Beckett: British: Author, writer, journalist, lawyer, playwright
Picture Type
  1. Satire
  2. Caricature

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