'Patent and registered articles', 1850.
2 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 17cm

'Patent and registered articles', 1850.

Sala, George Augustus

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Etching by George Sala taken from the 'Great Exhibition 'Wot is to Be', a satirical look at the forthcoming Great Exhibition of 1851. The etching predicts - 'General Haynau and Prince Windischgratz of Hungarian notoriety will exhibit their patent machines for putting down revolutions' and 'the Metropolitan Commissioners of Police will exhibit their machines for subduing Chartism'.
 

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10421171
 

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