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Grafton and Wilkes
Grafton and Wilkes
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Grafton and Wilkes
"The politcal coal heavers"; the Duke of Grafton, seated, addresses John Wilkes, "Would you be quiet, Mr W-. I could help you to a little Scotch cole". Wilkes, shaking an empty purse, replies "I had rather be frozen to death than purchase warmth by my country's ruin".
1769
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
etching
paper
18cms
satire
p5429044