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Triumph of love and folly / E--s [Elmes].
Triumph of love and folly / E--s [Elmes].
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Summary

Print showing George IV being carried in a sedan chair by two men wearing judicial wigs and robes, one carries a sceptor; on the top of the chair sits Queen Caroline(?) holding a noise maker, she tells the porters to "Keep joging, I'le be your Pilot, don't fear his Wakeing - I have Composed his Highness, I warrant you." George IV pours out the contents of a bottle labeled "opium" and on the ground next to the chair is a broken bottle also labeled "opium".
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Date

01/01/1812
person

Contributors

Elmes, William, artist
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Location

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Source

Library of Congress
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