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'I am wrapp'd in dismal thinkings!', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

'I am wrapp'd in dismal thinkings!', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

2-709-670 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'I am wrapp'd in dismal thinkings!', c1820. Satirical cartoon of the Prince Regent (future King George IV) with the British lion, and a quote from the king in "All's Well That Ends Well" by Shakespeare. From "The Queen's matrimonial ladder", a political pamphlet with wood engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank, published after the opening of the trial of Queen Caroline (1768-1821, also known as Caroline of Brunswick, consort of King George IV), in August 1820. [William Hone, London]. Included in an album containing portraits and satirical caricatures related to the trial.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580036199
  1. 2-709-670
  1. 2709670

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4848x4250
File Size : 20122kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. George Cruikshank, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter, engraver
Subject
  1. King George IV: British: King of Great Britain
People Related
  1. Caroline of Brunswick: German: Queen Consort of George IV
  2. William Hone: British: author/publisher?
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Satire
  2. Caricature

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