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A troupe of quack medicine vendors crying up their wares, representing Opposition politicians advertising their policies to the Prince Regent, but he, represented as a horse ridden by R.C. Wellesley, gallops away from them. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank after "Nathaniel NoParty", 1812.
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A troupe of quack medicine vendors crying up their wares, representing Opposition politicians advertising their policies to the Prince Regent, but he, represented as a horse ridden by R.C. Wellesley, gallops away from them. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank after "Nathaniel NoParty", 1812., result 1 of 1

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A troupe of quack medicine vendors crying up their wares, representing Opposition politicians advertising their policies to the Prince Regent, but he, represented as a horse ridden by R.C. Wellesley, gallops away from them. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank after "Nathaniel NoParty", 1812.
Work Type
Caricatures. Etchings. Aquatints.
Date
1 Feb[r]u[a]ry 1812
Material
etching, with aquatint and watercolour ;
Measurements
image 18.5 x 48.2 cm
Description
1 print :
The Opposition politicians are represented as quacks beguiling the people with advocacy of reform and clamour against corruption in high places. Samuel Whitbread stands on a platform holding a placard inscribed "Infallible panacea-Reform"; in his coat pockets are medicine bottles, one of them labelled "Whitbreads intire". On the left Sheridan plays the part of the zany
The mountebanks, or opposition show box. Nathaniel NoParty Esqr. invt ; G Cruikshank sculpt
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
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V0050206.jpg
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Now viewing A troupe of quack medicine vendors crying up their wares, representing Opposition politicians advertising their policies to the Prince Regent, but he, represented as a horse ridden by R.C. Wellesley, gallops away from them. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank after "Nathaniel NoParty", 1812.