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Applying for a coat of arms
Applying for a coat of arms
18411
Applying for a coat of arms
"Humbug or heraldic honours"; showing a vulgar character, applying for a grant of arms, admitting that his greatest achievement was escaping from Ludgate Prison by a rope which he had fixed around the statue of King Lud. This is a satire on the College of Arms.
c1790
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
William
William
etching
paper
35cms
satire
p5430490
exact