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George IV and Sir WIlliam Curtis
George IV and Sir WIlliam Curtis
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George IV and Sir WIlliam Curtis
"Results of the northern excursion"; showing George IV and Sir William Curtis. The King is rubbing his fingers - a gesture known as 'playing the Scotch fiddle', which implies that he has scabies; Curtis, scratching himself, greets John Bull.
1822
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)
anon.
Fairburn, John
etching
paper
36cms
satire/caricature
p5427393