The Battle R-L, published June 3, 1816. Creator: William Heath.

The Battle R-L, published June 3, 1816. Creator: William Heath.

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The Battle R[oya]L, published June 3, 1816. Tug of war over a pair of breeches. [The Prince Regent:] 'Pull away my boy pull away, my Rib wanted to wear mine by they would not Fit her, hold fast Mc!!!'; [Prince Leopold of Belgium:] 'Vat Shall I do she vill Tear my best C-gas'; [Princess Charlotte of Wales:] 'I will have them Granny says I must'; [Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz:] 'Yes! yes! you shall have them, your Grandpappa allways let me wear his, never give up hold fast'; [King George III:] 'by Goles [?] they beat it, hey! Tear Them and I shall have to buy a new Pair'. Attributed to William Heath.

Image Details

People Information

  1. William Heath, attributed to: British; English: Artist, draughtsman
  1. Princess Charlotte: British: Princess
  2. Queen Charlotte: German, British: Queen of England, consort of George III
  3. King George III: English, German: King of Great Britain
  4. King George IV: British: King of Great Britain
  5. Leopold of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: Belgian, German: King
People Related
  1. Thomas Tegg: British; English: Publisher, printer, bookseller

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

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

Category Hierarchy

People Royalty

Lifestyle & Leisure Fashion & Dress

Artistic Representations Satires

Artistic Representations Caricatures

People Other

History & Politics Politics

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3000x2136
File Size : 18,774kb


  1. 90077
  1. 1928.1416
  1. 1000044337
  1. 2-942-019
  1. 2942019
  1. 90077

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