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Wellington at the gallows
Wellington at the gallows
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Wellington at the gallows
"Ahithophel in the dumps"; shows Wellington on a donkey with a saddle resembling a mayoral gown (Sir John Key), approaching gallows.
1830
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Heath, Henry
Heath, Henry
Fores, S.W.
Allusion is to Wellington's oppostion to the Reform Bill. Wellington resigned in November of 1830, and the first Reform Bill was introduced to the Commons in 1831.
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satire
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