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Who'll have a crown – now’s your time

Who'll have a crown – now’s your time

hand-coloured etching
21.0 × 32.3 cm (image) 23.8 × 35.2 cm (image and text) 25.1 × 36.0 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 16121
published by Thomas McLean, London
printed in ink l.l.: WHeath
printed in ink l.r.: Pub May 29 1830 by T McLean (c in superscript) / 26 Haymarket
printed in ink u.c.: WHO’LL HAVE A CROWN – NOW’S YOUR TIME
printed in ink l.l.-l.c.r.: Why. there was a crown offered him : and being offered him , he put it with the back of his hand , thus ; vive Julis Caesar – (vive Julis Caesar underlined)
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.c.: you see Gentlemen I’ve got a head on my shoulders & wish to keep it there
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.c.: well I think you are right not to take / it-shall I give it to O’Connell or Cobbet (O’Connell Cobbet underlined)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display