Nineteenth Century Political Cartoon
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Title: 'The Faithful Shepherd; or, the Sheep and the Wolves.'
Publication: by G. Humphrey, 24 St. James's Street, London
Date: c. March 1829
Description: A political cartoon depicting the The opposition to Catholic Emancipation, featuring John Scott, Earl of Eldon.
"Ye are al of ye - tit for tat - a set of sneaking cowards - a troop of Turn Coats - Now indeed, ye would fain be admitted to the chosen Flock, by Petition or by Force but by Gad I'll rouse up my curs to bite ye every one out of the Land!!!"
Condition: Copperplate etching, image good, later hand colouring, some old mount marks to margins and glue residue, image unaffected.
Image size: 230 x 330mm, 9 x 12.75" approx.
Order No. 8969