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This lithograph was created by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte and published by Thomas McLean on 30 November 1830.
The caption reads "Out of regard to the delicate feelings of the Society for the Suppression of Vice, HB has made free with classical truth, by enrobing the rival beauties".
In November 1830, Lord Grey formed a ministry following the defeat of Wellington's ministry. There was a political battle over who should be made Lord Chancellor; Leach was "very disappointed" at Brougham's appointment.
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