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"The Motion"
"The Motion"
of 143
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"The Motion"
"The Motion"; shows The Duke of Argyll, with flaming sword, driving a coach from which Lord Carteret cries "Let me get out".Several people are run over. In the foreground Sandys (right) drops the "Place Bill", whilst Pulteney (left) cries "Z--nds, they're over". Whitehall with the Banqueting House and the Treasury are in the background.
1741
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
Cooper, T.
This image might refer to the 1741 motion for the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole's dismissal which was defeated by 184 votes.
engraving
paper
29cms
satire
p5438379