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Life on the Water, Symptoms of 'Heavy-Whet', Cruickshank, c1869

Life on the Water, Symptoms of 'Heavy-Whet', Cruickshank, c1869.
"Life on the Water - Symptoms of 'Heavy Whet'; or a Drap too much for the 'uncommonly big' Gentleman" drawn and engraved by R.Cruickshank, published in Pierce Egan's Finish to the adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic, in their pursuits through life in and out of London, about 1869. Aquatint with original hand colouring, good condition. Size 20 x 12.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref I0658

 
Key to the Political Sketches of H.B., No.s 401-513, 1838

Key to the Political Sketches of H.B., No.s 401-513, 1838.
"A Key to the Political Sketches of H.B., No.s 401-513, ... up to Jan 15th 1838". Small booklet of 8 pages published by Thomas McLean, 1838. Good condition. Size 14.5 x 22.5 cms. Ref I0197

 
Public Notice by William Heath, caricaturist, July 1829

Public Notice by William Heath, caricaturist, July 1829.
"P_Pry's Address to the Public". Notice by the caricaturist William Heath (alias P Pry) regarding 'Pirated Copies' selling with the signature P.Pry, to the effect that in future the artist will use his real name and that Thomas McLean is the only publisher of his works. Dated July 6th 1829. Copper plate etching with partial plate mark, very good condition. Scarce. Size 23.5 x 34.5 cms, plus margins. Ref I0196

 



'The Great Wooden (Stalking) Horse', John Doyle, HB Sketches, May 10, 1832

'The Great Wooden (Stalking) Horse', John Doyle, HB Sketches, May 10, 1832.
"The Great Wooden (Stalking) Horse" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, May 10th, 1831. Includes Lord Eldon, Duke of Wellington, Lord Grey, Lord Durham, Lord John Russell, Lord Holland and Lord Brougham. The stalking horse represent the Reform Bill, which Wellington is trying to repel with a spear. Stone lithograph, very close trimmed to lower margin, otherwise good condition. Size 36 x 29 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9066

 
'Dame Partington and the Ocean of Reform', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 24, 1831

'Dame Partington and the Ocean of Reform', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 24, 1831.
"Dame Partington and the Ocean of Reform" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, October 24th, 1831. Includes Lord John Russell, Lord Althorpe, Lord Brougham, Lord Grey (all in the wave) and Duke of Wellington (as Dame Partington, trying to repel the rising tide of Parliamentary reform). Stone lithograph, good condition. Size 26 x 33.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9065

 
'A Melancholy Consolation', John Doyle, HB Sketches, May 11, 1832

'A Melancholy Consolation', John Doyle, HB Sketches, May 11, 1832.
"A Melancholy Consolation" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, May 11th 1832. Includes Lord Grey, Lord Durham and Lord Brougham. Stone lithograph, good condition. Size 34 x 24 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9064

 



'The Game Stall', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Nov 18, 1831

'The Game Stall', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Nov 18, 1831.
"The Game Stall" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, November 18th, 1831. Includes Lord Wharncliffe, Duke of Richmond, Lord Westmoreland and Duke of Wellington. Stone lithograph, good condition. Size 34 x 26 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9063

 
'The Gift of Tongues', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Nov 26, 1831

'The Gift of Tongues', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Nov 26, 1831.
"The Gift of Tongues" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, November 26, 1831. Includes Sir J C Hobhouse, Sir F Burdett, John Bull, Lord John Russell, Lord Westmoreland, Lord Althorpe, Sir R Peel, Duke of Wellington, William IV, and others. Stone lithograph, narrow right margin, otherwise good condition. Size 28.5 x 37 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H9062

 
'A Specimen of the Retort Courteous', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Aug 12, 1831

'A Specimen of the Retort Courteous', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Aug 12, 1831.
"A General Specimen of the Retort Courteous" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, August 12, 1831. Includes Duke of Cumberland, Lord Londonderry, Duke of Wellington, Lord Eldon, Duke of Devonshire and Duke of Sussex. Stone lithograph, narrow upper and lower margins, otherwise good condition. Size 36.5 x 28 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7736

 



'The Breaking up of the Half-Crown-ation', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Sep 23, 1831

'The Breaking up of the Half-Crown-ation', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Sep 23, 1831.
"The Breaking up of the Half-Crown-ation" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, Sept 23, 1831. Includes Mr O'Connell, Mr Hume, Prince Tallyrand, Duke of Wellington, Townsend, Lord Brougham, Duke of Devonshire and Lord Howe. Stone lithograph, narrow upper and lower margins, otherwise good condition. Size 41 x 27.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7735

 
'Another Sign of the Times', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Sep 16, 1831

'Another Sign of the Times', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Sep 16, 1831.
"Another Sign of the Times ..." political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, Sept 16, 1831. Includes Lord Brougham, Lord Grey and Lord John Russell. Stone lithograph, narrow right margin, otherwise good condition. Size 27.5 x 37 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7734

 
'The Last of his Race', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 26, 1831

'The Last of his Race', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 26, 1831.
"The Last of his Race" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, Oct 26, 1831. Includes shadow of William IV and Lord Brougham. Stone lithograph, narrow upper margin, otherwise good condition. Size 37 x 27 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7452

 



'An After Dinner Scene (at Windsor)', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 12, 1831

'An After Dinner Scene (at Windsor)', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 12, 1831.
"An After Dinner Scene (at Windsor)" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, Oct 12, 1831. Includes The Court, Lord Brougham and William IV. Stone lithograph, good condition. Size 33.5 x 26 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7451

 
'The Duel! That did not take place', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 5, 1831

'The Duel! That did not take place', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 5, 1831.
"The Duel! That did not take place" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, Oct 5, 1831. Includes Lord Holland, Duke of Richmond, Lord Brougham, Lord Londonderry, Lord Aberdeen and Duke of Wellington. Stone lithograph, good condition. Size 37 x 26.5 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7450

 
'A Scene from John Jones ...', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 14, 1831

'A Scene from John Jones ...', John Doyle, HB Sketches, Oct 14, 1831.
"A Scene from 'John Jones' (or if you prefer it) Davy Jones (a farce)" political caricature by John Doyle, published in his series of HB Sketches, by E.McLean, Oct 14, 1831. Includes Lord Brougham and Lord Londonderry. Stone lithograph, good condition. Size 25 x 33 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7449

 



A Rather Fast Steeple Chase, c1865

A Rather Fast Steeple Chase, c1865.
"A Rather Fast Steeple Chase" lithograph after a picture by John Leech, published in Follies of the Year by John Leech, about 1865. Original hand colouring. Slight soiling in the margins and crease lower left. Size about 22 x 14 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7307

 
Some Sea-side Fashions for 1863, c1865

Some Sea-side Fashions for 1863, c1865.
"Some Sea-side Fashions for 1863" lithograph after a picture by John Leech, published in Follies of the Year by John Leech, about 1865. Original hand colouring. Slight soiling in the margins. Size about 22 x 14 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7306

 
A Croquet Match, c1865

A Croquet Match, c1865.
"A Croquet Match" lithograph after a picture by John Leech, published in Follies of the Year by John Leech, about 1865. Original hand colouring. Slight soiling in the margins. Size about 22 x 14 cms including title, plus margins. Ref H7305

 
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