A Frontispiece to the New Red Book, published June 13, 1816. Creator: William Heath.

A Frontispiece to the New Red Book, published June 13, 1816. Creator: William Heath.

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A Frontispiece to the New Red Book, published June 13, 1816. John Bull: 'Well you have got it all, Pray what do you all do for it'; Napoleon: 'I have my money for being a Prisoner instead of haveing my Head cut off'; The Prince Regent: 'The cash I have is for Drinking, Eating, Sleeping & W[hor]eing'; The Duke of Wellington: 'my money is for beating your Enemies'; Foreign Secretary Robert Stewart: 'and mine for Robing your Friends'; Keeper of the Privy Purse John McMahon: 'you cannot Mr Bull think much of my Little considering the weight I have on my back'; Leopold I of Belgium: 'Vot I got was for takeing a vife and all the Troubles with her'; Princess Charlotte: 'Mine Mr Bull was for takeing a poor man for a husband to make him rich'; Queen Charlotte: 'I would not take my Little Mr Bull but the Times are so hard & Strasburg so Dear'. Attributed to William Heath.

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People Information

  1. William Heath, attributed to: British; English: Artist, draughtsman
  1. Napoleon Bonaparte I: Corsican: Emperor, soldier, politician
  2. King George IV: British: King of Great Britain
  3. Princess Charlotte: British: Princess
  4. Queen Charlotte: German, British: Queen of England, consort of George III
  5. Duke of Wellington: British, Irish: General, commander of the British army, statesman, prime minister
  6. Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh: British, Irish: Politician
  7. John McMahon: British: Politician
People Related
  1. Thomas Tegg: British; English: Publisher, printer, bookseller
  2. Edward Law, Lord Ellenborough: British: lawyer, judge

  1. Etching
  2. Hand-colored etching on ivory wove paper

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Prints and drawings
  3. Satire

Category Hierarchy

Society & Culture Issues & Causes

Artistic Representations Satires

Artistic Representations Caricatures

Trade & Industry Finance

People Other

Society & Culture Wealth & Poverty

History & Politics Politics Politicians

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3000x2160
File Size : 18,985kb


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