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A seated man in front of a chamber pot which is emitting bubbles, a group of people stand behind him; representing Gwyllym Lloyd Wardle's involvement with Mrs. Clarke. Coloured etching, 1809.
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A seated man in front of a chamber pot which is emitting bubbles, a group of people stand behind him; representing Gwyllym Lloyd Wardle's involvement with Mrs. Clarke. Coloured etching, 1809., result 1 of 1

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Title
A seated man in front of a chamber pot which is emitting bubbles, a group of people stand behind him; representing Gwyllym Lloyd Wardle's involvement with Mrs. Clarke. Coloured etching, 1809.
Work Type
Caricatures. Etchings.
Date
24 April 1809
Material
etching, with watercolour
Description
1 print :
Wardle is holding a wand "The wand of perseverance" over a large chamber pot inscribed "Mrs. Clarkes reservoir". The pot emits large bubbles, seven of which contain text presenting Wardle's satirical attributes: "The word of a prince", "The memory of a captain", The virtue of a general", "The piety of a doctor", "The valour of a foot boy", The humour of a house keeper", "The faith of an agent". Charles James Fox says: "Well faith you be a clever man sure enough - I have seen many bubbles in my time, but nothing to come up to these - I shall never forget them as long as my name is John Bull!!" A lady, perhaps Mrs. Clarke, stands behind Fox
Colonel Wardles exhibition of extracting bubbles from saline particles.
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Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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