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Political Sketches by H.B. Volume II

683 lithographs of political sketches by HB (John Doyle, 1797-1868), published by Thomas McLean, 1829-1841. Collection contained in 5 volumes (vol. 1: 1829-30; vol 2: 1831-2; vol. 3: 1833-4; vol. 4: 1835-7; vol. 5: 1837-41). Vols. 1-2 are bound; vols. 3-5 have been disbound. John Doyle was born in Dublin and moved to London in 1822 where he initially worked as a portrait lithographer. In 1827 Doyle began publishing political prints anonymously. From 1829-1851 Doyle published his well-known Political Sketches series, signing his work with the initials "HB" to hide his identity.

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A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41038

A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 January 1831
NPG D41038

The Great Polar Bear.  A Graphic Simile, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41039

The Great Polar Bear. A Graphic Simile

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 January 1831
NPG D41039

Political Frankensteins.  Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41040

Political Frankensteins. Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 January 1831
NPG D41040

Radicalism & Incivility, or The Fair Pensioners, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41041

Radicalism & Incivility, or The Fair Pensioners

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 January 1831 (inscribed 1830)
NPG D41041

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41042

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1831
NPG D41042

The Terminus of Reform, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41043

The Terminus of Reform

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1831
NPG D41043

A Handsome and Promising Pupil (Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke; Henry Hunt), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41044

A Handsome and Promising Pupil (Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke; Henry Hunt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1831
NPG D41044

Allsham versus Evesham (Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos; Sir Charles Wetherell), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41045

Allsham versus Evesham (Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos; Sir Charles Wetherell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1831
NPG D41045

A screw-Loose, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41046

A screw-Loose

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1831
NPG D41046

The Last of the Boroughbridges, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41047

The Last of the Boroughbridges

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 March 1831
NPG D41047

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41048

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 March 1831
NPG D41048

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41049

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 March 1831
NPG D41049

John Bull between Tragedy & Comedy (John Henry North; John Bull; Sir Charles Wetherell), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41050

John Bull between Tragedy & Comedy (John Henry North; John Bull; Sir Charles Wetherell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 March 1831
NPG D41050

John Bull trying on his

John Bull trying on his "bra" new Grey "Breeks"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 March 1831
NPG D41051

Argumentum Ad Hominem (William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester; Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41052

Argumentum Ad Hominem (William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester; Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 March 1831
NPG D41052

The Horse Guards carried by a

The Horse Guards carried by a "Coup De Main" (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 March 1831
NPG D41053

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('A Very Prophetical and Pathetical Allegory'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41054

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('A Very Prophetical and Pathetical Allegory')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 April 1831
NPG D41054

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
NPG D41055

Anticipated Radical Meeting, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41056

Anticipated Radical Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41056

Votaries at the Altar of Discord, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41057

Votaries at the Altar of Discord

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41057