Les Ruses de Guerre; or, the General out-generalled: An unpopular Entertainment lately performed at the Theatre Royal, St. Stephens, and d__d the first night. London. S. W. Fores.

Les Ruses de Guerre; or, the General out-generalled: An unpopular Entertainment lately performed at the Theatre Royal, St. Stephens, and d__d the first night

London: S.W. Fores, June 23, 1827. Pictorial Boards. Hand colored engraving 10 x 14 inches in mat 15 x 17 inches. Wellington flourishing a document inscribed "Corn Bill," leads Whig blocks against the Ministry, represented by Canning and Goderich who stand on the left. The Duke kicks at his opponents, stating the Corn Bill must be carried. The two tilted blocks toward Wellington represent Lansdowne and Grey. Goderich pointing to Wellington says, "This Opposition is mot appalling -- your squibs will not even singe their whiskers. You'd better make Field-marshals of them. - I oppose the third reading." Canning with a mocking smile. says: "That's a good and rich idea; they'll make excellent Marshals - their head will need little protection." A few small spots at right margin. Mat and illustration. Near fine. Item #22538

Price: $385.00

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