'Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig', 1834. Creator: John Doyle.

'Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig', 1834. Creator: John Doyle.

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'Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig', 1834. British politicians: 'Agad, here is the Police'; 'I shan't stir a peg'; 'I'll be off'; 'Then so shall I'. Sir Robert Peel, who was prime minister 1834-1835, also founded the Metropolitan Police Service. Thimble-Rig is a gambling game. Satirical cartoon by 'H.B.' (John Doyle). [Thomas McLean, London, 1834]

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People Information

  1. John Doyle, attributed to: British; Irish: Artist, caricaturist, painter
  1. Henry Peter Brougham: British: Lord Chancellor, politician, social scientist, educationist
  2. Sir Robert Peel: British: Politician, Prime Minister
  3. Lord John Russell: British: Politician, First Lord of the Treasury, prime minister
  4. John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer: British: Statesman, politician
  5. Duke of Wellington: British, Irish: General, commander of the British army, statesman, prime minister
  6. Edward Geoffrey Smith Stanley: British: Politician, Prime Minister
  7. Ernest Augustus I: British: Soldier, field marshal
  8. Charles Grey: British: Statesman, Prime Minister, politician
  9. Edward John Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton: British: Politician
  10. William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne: British: Prime Minister, politician
  11. Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon: British: Politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  12. Daniel O'Connell: Irish: Statesman, politician
People Related
  1. Thomas McLean: British: Publisher and dealer
  2. Alfred Ducôte: : Artist, lithographer, printmaker, printer

  1. Lithograph

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4850x3421
File Size : 48,609kb


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