Occasional conformity [graphic].
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- Occasional conformity [graphic].
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"Satire on the alleged corruption of the Lords of the Admiralty; they are shown chained by the nose to Anson, the first Lord (shown as a sea lion) who is in turn chained by the nose to a powerful man who demands preferment for his son."--British Museum online catalogue
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Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
In the British Museum catalogue, it is suggested that the young man in question may be Joshua Rowley, son of the sea lord William Rowley, who was appointed to comman the 'Harwich' in January 1756.
Plate numbered '44' in upper right corner.
Two lines of verse below title: No matter let merrit plead in vain, he gains his end who tags the chain.
Plate prepared for: England's remembrancer, or, A humorous, sarcastical, and political collection of characters and caricaturas ... London, 1759.
Reversed copy of No. 3495 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3.
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Satires (Visual works)
Etchings England London 1756
- etching ; and laid paper.
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- still image
- Subject (Name)
Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762
England and Wales. Admiralty.
Rowley, William, Sir, 1690?-1768
Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762 > Caricatures and cartoons
England and Wales. Admiralty
Rowley, William, Sir, 1690?-1768 > Caricatures and cartoons
England > London > 1756
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