'Vacation Amusements. (No 1.) Pheasant Shooting!', 1840. Creator: John Doyle.

'Vacation Amusements. (No 1.) Pheasant Shooting!', 1840. Creator: John Doyle.

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'Vacation Amusements. (No 1.) Pheasant Shooting!', 1840. Prime Minister William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (right) holds a gun labelled 'Mistress of the Robes' and says 'What a noble pair of birds! I'll have at the female'. His companion, his gun labelled Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, says 'And I'll take down the other'. Satirical cartoon on British politics by 'H.B.' (John Doyle). [Thomas McLean, London, 1840]

Image Details

People Information

  1. John Doyle, attributed to: British; Irish: Artist, caricaturist, painter
  1. Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort: British: Soldier
  2. Emily Beaufort: British:
  3. William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne: British: Prime Minister, politician
  4. Constantine Henry Phipps: British: Politician, statesman and author
People Related
  1. Thomas McLean: British: Publisher and dealer
  2. Alfred Ducôte: : Artist, lithographer, printmaker, printer

  1. Lithograph

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

Category Hierarchy

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Artistic Representations Satires

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History & Politics Politics Politicians

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4705x3528
File Size : 48,631kb


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  1. 0580066906
  1. 2-751-930
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