Satirical Election Poster - For The Benefit Of Mr. Rawbuck, 1832

 
Satirical Election Poster - For The Benefit Of Mr. Rawbuck, 1832
4 0 c m
 
24cm
actual image size: 16cm x 32cm

Description

The Heathen Deities, Jupiter Tonans by Mr. Rawbuck and Mars by Mr. Moreline, who will grin through a Horse Collar. Grinning through a horse collar is a reference to an early nineteenth century game. The phrase is used as an expression indicating poor, low humour, or lack of wit. Poster references C. Hunt, Mr. Rawbuck, Mr. Moreline and Mr. Smythbourne. C. Hunt printer.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
46313
Collection Reference
 
Poster 68
Original Width (mm)
 
246
Original Height (mm)
 
496
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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