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Artist or CreatorJohn Doyle, 1797-1868
Title or CaptionGoing to the fair with it! A cant phrase for doing any thing in an extravagant way - known
it is presumed to most persons
Extent1 item
Published by[London]
Date30 Mar 1837
Also published byPublished by T. McLean, 26 Haymarket
Size30 x 44cm
Embedded text or transcriptWonderful! astonishing performance! more surprising than even the stilts. - They
deserve encouragement but they don't go half as far as they might. - Very clever! - It is very
well as far as it goes. - What do you think if we were to set up a little concern of our own, you
would make a very nice little tumbler & and I you know am an old hand that way. - Don't
go yet, the best of the sport is to come. - I can't stand it any longer. - Well done little 'un -
you've got up a surprising height- take care how you let yourself down. - These tricks are
decidely dangerous & should not be encouraged. - This is the great trick now, the stilts
are quite discarded. - That man ballances very inequitably. - Repeal. - Irish Corporation Bill -
majority 80. - Irish tithes appropriation clause
Person DepictedRussell; John Russell, (1792-1878); Earl,
Monteagle of Brandon; Thomas Spring-Rice, (1790-1866); Baron
O'Connell; Daniel (1775-1847)
Fortescue; Hugh Fortescue, (1783-1861); Earl,
Molesworth; William, (1810-1855); Sir
Buller; Charles (1806-1848)
Hume; Joseph (1777-1855)
Brougham and Vaux; Henry Brougham, (1778-1868); Baron
Roebuck; John Arthur (1801-1879)
Broughton; John Cam Hobhouse, (1786-1869); Baron
Burdett; Francis, (1770-1844); Sir
John Bull; (Symbol for England)
Wellington; Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852); Duke of
Peel; Robert (1788-1850); Sir
Derby; Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley (1799-1869); Earl
Lyndhurst; John Singleton Copley (1772-1863); Baron
Inglis; Robert Harry (1786-1855); Sir
NotesIn bottom right hand corner: A. Ducôtés Lithogy 70 St. Martins Lane Signed HB [i.e. John
Doyle] in bottom left-hand corner Subscriber's copy stamp in bottom right hand corner
sword swallowing
up the pole
SeriesHB sketches
Copyright contact
Location of artworkTabley Collection at the University of Manchester
Relates to cartoonM0029555MU

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