'The Merry Monarch at Home', 1897. Creator: John Leech.

'The Merry Monarch at Home', 1897. Creator: John Leech.

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'The Merry Monarch at Home', 1897. Caricature of King Charles II of England (1630-1685) lounging on his throne being read to by a young woman. Charles famously had several mistresses. From "The Comic History of England" by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, with satirical illustrations by John Leech. [Bradbury, Agnew & Co, London, 1897]

Image Details

People Information

  1. John Leech, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator and printmaker
  1. King Charles II: British: King of Great Britain and Ireland
People Related
  1. Gilbert Abbott A Beckett: British: Author, writer, journalist, lawyer, playwright

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

Category Hierarchy

People Royalty

Lifestyle & Leisure Sport & Pastimes

Artistic Representations Satires

Artistic Representations Caricatures

History & Politics Other

People Other

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3870x4291
File Size : 48,651kb


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