The Man Wot Drives the Sovereign

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The Man Wot Drives the Sovereign
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William Heath

The Man Wot Drives the Sovereign

London, T. McLean April 1829

Etching

Original hand-colouring

380x280mm

£240

Heath’s famous satire of the Duke of Wellington as a stagecoach driver, signifying the influence he held over the Tory Party and King George IV. He stands in left profile, dressed in a long caped driving coat, holding a long whip and a copy of the Catholic Emancipation Bill. BM 15731.