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John Wilkes at Guildhall
John Wilkes at Guildhall
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John Wilkes at Guildhall
"The Devils triumphant or the Messengers in the suds ..."; interior of Guildhall with Wilkes supporters and printers on right, King's Messengers and devils on left. John Wilkes shakes hands with Lord Chief Justice Pratt.
1763
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
Allusion is to damages awarded to printers previously condemned by Messengers for printing issue no. 45 of the North Briton publication, which allegedly contained libellous material about King George III, written by Wilkes, for which he was arrested.
engraving
paper
33cms
satire
p5437670
exact