Title from text below image. Print signed with the monogram "HB," which was used by John Doyle. Likely a proof state before minor changes were made to the design. Sheet trimmed with nearly complete loss of series statement from upper right margin; series numbering from British Museum online catalogue, registration no.; 1868,0808.12180. CtY-LW Three lines of quoted text below image: "The Caliph more furious than the rest, followed close, & gave as many kicks as he could. ..."
"A group of men wearing oriental costumes and turbans kicking a ball lettered with 'Corn Laws', seen rolling at left; the Caliph (fourth from left, Sir Robert Peel) more furious than the rest, kicking hardest (others kicking, from left to right, Richard Cobden, Lord Morpeth, John Bright, Lord Aberdeen, Sir James Graham, Henry Goulburn, Duke of Buckingham, Duke of Richmond); a man, in the character of Mozamhabad (Duke of Wellington) and his companion (Lord Stanley) kneeling in foreground at right, trying to stop the Caliph, without success."--British Museum online catalogue.
Scene from Vathek (realized) HB sketches ; no. 847
Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon,--Earl of,--1784-1860--Caricatures and cartoons Babb, James T.--(James Tinkham),--1899-1968--Ownership Beckford, William,--1760-1844.--Vathek Bright, John,--1811-1889--Caricatures and cartoons Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville,--Duke of,--1797-1861--Caricatures and cartoons Carlisle, George William Frederick Howard,--Earl of,--1802-1864--Caricatures and cartoons Cobden, Richard,--1804-1865--Caricatures and cartoons Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley,--Earl of,--1799-1869--Caricatures and cartoons Goulburn, Henry,--1784-1856--Caricatures and cartoons Graham, James,--Sir,--1792-1861--Caricatures and cartoons McLean, T. (Thomas), publisher Peel, Robert,--1788-1850--Caricatures and cartoons Richmond, Charles Gordon-Lennox,--Duke of,--1791-1860--Caricatures and cartoons Wellington, Arthur Wellesley,--Duke of,--1769-1852--Caricatures and cartoons
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