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Political Sketches of HB

19th century
273 x 355 mm (10.7 x 14 in.)

John Doyle (aka HB, H.B.), Irish, (1797–1868)

Object Type: prints
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Album of 92 lithographs, published by Thomas McLean, London, with 2 pamphlets of keys to the prints.
Marks: Signed on stone: monogram “HB”
Bibliography: Thieme-Becker vol. 9, p. 532.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Raymond Thomas, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.32.1.1-92


HB published his lithographs monthly in the London Times from 1829 to 1850.

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  • caricatures - Use for representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect. [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • political satire
  • politics
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • sketches - Use for rough or summary art works; less finished than studies. Though sketches are often in the drawing medium, the term "drawings" in general implies more finished works than does "sketches." [April 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor moved. February 1991 related terms added.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 273 x 355 mm (10.7 x 14 in.)

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