16016

SATIRE ON THE FIGHT FOR POSITIONS AFTER THE FALL OF WALPOLE

The Claims of the Broad Bottom

Published
(London) Publish’d according to Act of Parliament

Description
Broadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.

£350.00

SKU: 16016

Product Description

A Satire on former opponents of Robert Walpole contending for places in Government after his fall. A group of Politicians are gathered round a table with the demands of each issuing from their mouths in a bubble. Of particular interest is a large paper in the foreground headed ñPatriot Toastsî which are in favour of the Pretender.