BEAR BAITING; OR, OLD ENGLISH PASTIMES REVIVED, Dedicated to Young England Materials:
lithograph Production person:
Print made by John Doyle (HB) Printed by: General Lithographic Establishment, 70 St. Martin's Lane Published by: Thomas McLean Production place:
London, England Date: May 1844 Schools/Styles:
Description No. 806. A bear with a man's face (William Busfield Ferrand), at centre, chained to a pole, attacked from left by a man with a stick (Benjamin Disraeli), and by dogs with men's heads, one jumping at his throat (John Arthur Roebuck), two running towards him and one running away in foreground towards right (James Weir Hogg, Sir James Graham, Sir Robert Peel).
Inscription Content: Series title and number at top right; initialled by artist; lettered below image with title, followed by 'or / Old English pastimes revived / Dedicated to Young England.', and publication details: 'Published by T. McLean, 26, Haymarket, May, 1844. / Printed at 70, St. Martins Lane.'.
With eye-shaped blindstamp at bottom left, lettered with 'Subscribers copy' and HB's monogram at centre.
Representation of Right Hon John Arthur Roebuck
Representation of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
Representation of Sir Robert Peel
Representation of James Weir Hogg, 1st Baronet Hogg
Representation of Sir James Robert George Graham
Representation of William Busfield Ferrand