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Triumph of love and folly / E--s [Elmes].

Triumph of love and folly / E--s [Elmes].



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".
Title from item.
Price one shilling coloured.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).





Elmes, William, artist




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