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A group of politicians debate at a coroner's inquest whether Lord Melbourne's temporary resignation was equivalent to murder or to suicide. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1839.
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A group of politicians debate at a coroner's inquest whether Lord Melbourne's temporary resignation was equivalent to murder or to suicide. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1839., result 1 of 1

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Culture
English
Title
A group of politicians debate at a coroner's inquest whether Lord Melbourne's temporary resignation was equivalent to murder or to suicide. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1839.
Work Type
Caricatures. Lithographs.
Date
1 May 1839
Material
lithograph, with watercolour ;
Measurements
image 25.7 x 33.9 cm +
Description
1 print :
To the left sit Daniel O'Connell, Joseph Hume, Sir E. L. Bulwer, Grote and Leader, while on the opposite side sit Sir Robert Peel, Sir James Graham and Lord Stanley. Wakley presides over the inquest. The subject is derived from a speech in the House of Commons by Sir George Sinclair
A coroner's inquest. That was to have been. "If ever it should become the duty of the honorable member for Finsbury to be called upon to hold an inquest over the "cabinet" he would charge the jury to bring in a verdict of felo-de-se" vide speech of Sir Ge
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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V0050267.jpg
SSID
24908099

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