'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.