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Created by Charles Williams and published by John Chappell. 1829.
The opponents of Catholic Emancipation (Lord Eldon, the Duke of Cumberland and the Duke of Newcastle) are on the right of the cartoon. Wellington and Peel are on the left, ridiculing the fears of their colleagues over the potential dangers of Catholic Emancipation.
Created by Thomas McLean, March 1829, Haymarket, London.
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This is an anti-Catholic cartoon: Peel and Wellington are the "gravediggers" of the Constitution, Daniel O'Connell and the Pope are taking over St. Paul's Cathedral (renamed St. Patrick's) and the King is heading out of the picture (right).
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