Sherry's Plan of Economy or the Speaker Traveling in Stile. Isaac Cruikshank.

Sherry's Plan of Economy or the Speaker Traveling in Stile

London: S.W. Fores, April 3, 1803. Cruikshank, Isaac. Wraps. 20.5 x 35.5 cm. Hand colored etching. In a clumsy two-wheeled chaise drawn by a donkey (left to right) the Speaker sits holding a huge umbrella over himself and his mace-bearer, who sits on the box-seat driving, the mace against his shoulder. On the corner of a wall (left) is 'Parliament Street'. John Bull (right) stands facing the donkey; he says: "I like this Plan of Sheridan's much I wish it was carried on through Pall Mall [i.e. at Carlton House] as well as Parliament Street then Poor I should have less taxes to Pay." The driver remarks: "I suppose the Judges & councell are to go their Circuits in a Waggon." Lacking portion at left corner top margin, small nicks at lower margin .Krumbhaar 1091. Very good. Item #22993

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