CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1812 - Triumph of love and folly (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-9894 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-132083 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print showing George IV being carried in a sedan chair by two men wearing judicial wigs and robes, one carries a sceptor; on the top of the chair sits Queen Caroline(?) holding a noise maker, she tells the porters to "Keep joging, I'le be your Pilot, don't fear his Wakeing - I have Composed his Highness, I warrant you." George IV pours out the contents of a bottle labeled "opium" and on the ground next to the chair is a broken bottle also labeled "opium".
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching, hand-colored.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Pub'd by Thos. Tegg III, 1812 Aprl. 24.
Elmes, William, artist.
Title from item.
Price one shilling coloured.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830. Caroline,--Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain,--1768-1821. Spouses--England--London--1820. Sedan chairs--England--London--1820.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1820.Etchings British Hand-colored 1820.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g09894 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g09894 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32083 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32083
CONTROL #: 2002719724
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