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'He smelt - O Lord! How he did smell!', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

'He smelt - O Lord! How he did smell!', c1820. Creator: George Cruikshank.

2-710-585 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'He smelt - O Lord! How he did smell!', c1820. Satirical cartoon, with a quote from Southey's "Minor Poems", vol. iii p. 103. The Prince Regent (future King George IV), is given 'Essence of Bergam'[ot?], having been overcome by the presence of his wife Queen Caroline (left). On the floor is a 'Bergam Pitch Plaster'. 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. 0580036208
  1. 2-710-585
  1. 2710585

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4720x5096
File Size : 23490kb

Image Information

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

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