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'A living teapot stands, one arm held out, one bent, the handle this, and that the spout', c1820. Creator: Unknown.

'A living teapot stands, one arm held out, one bent, the handle this, and that the spout', c1820. Creator: Unknown.

2-709-674 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'A living teapot stands, one arm held out, one bent, the handle this, and that the spout', c1820. A quote, purportedly from "The Rape of the Lock" by Alexander Pope. Satirical cartoon lampooning the exotic tastes of the Prince Regent (future King George IV) who rides in a dragon-shaped boat with peacock feathers. From an album containing portraits and satirical caricatures related to the trial of Queen Caroline (1768-1821, also known as Caroline of Brunswick, consort of King George IV) in 1820.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580036204
  1. 2-709-674
  1. 2709674

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4559x4512
File Size : 20089kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. King George IV: British: King of Great Britain
People Related
  1. Caroline of Brunswick: German: Queen Consort of George IV
  2. Alexander Pope: British: Poet, Satirist
  3. William Hone: British: author/publisher?
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Satire
  2. Caricature

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