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French affairs no. 1: Ordinance against the liberty of the press

French affairs no. 1: Ordinance against the liberty of the press
1830

Medium
hand-coloured etching
Measurements
20.7 × 31.9 cm (image) 23.9 × 34.6 cm (image and text) 24.7 × 35.4 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 27.7 × 39.3 cm (backing sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 16208
Printing/Publishing
published by Thomas McLean, London
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: WHeath (underlined)
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: ORDINANCE (I in superscript above DN) againt the liberty of the presſ,_ evil on itself shall back recoil – milton_ Pub Aug 2 1830 by T McLean (c in superscript) Haymarket (Haymarket underlined)
printed in ink u.c.: French Affairs No (o in superscript) 1 _
printed in ink (in image) u.l.-l.r.: (text on buildings, in speech bubbles and on sheets of paper)
Accession Number
2437-3
Departments
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