Carlo - Khan in Limbo

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Carlo - Khan in Limbo
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Carlo – Khan in Limbo

London, I Notice April 26th. 1784


Original hand colouring

245 x 275 mm


Through a grated window in the stone wall of a dungeon looks the disconsolate face of Fox; beneath the window is inscribed 'Pray Remember the Poor Debters'. Burke (right), walking in profile, approaches from the right, holding in both hands a bag inscribed 'Broken Victuals'. He has a distressed expression, saying, "Her Grace is very good to him I think - well tis an œeconeical [sic] situation". In the centre of the design is the low door of the prison, studded with nails and fastened by a chain and huge padlock BM| 6558