A ROYAL COMMISSION Materials:
lithograph Production person:
Print made by John Doyle (HB) Published by: Thomas McLean Production place:
London, England Date: JULY 20, 1830 Schools/Styles:
[British Museum Satires 16172]
Description No. 73.
Lyndhurst, in hat, wig, and robes, sits on the Woolsack, holding a paper, between Lord Rosslyn (left) and Lord Shaftesbury (right), both wearing cocked hat and robes.
(Description and comment from M. Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', XI, 1954)
Rosslyn as Lord Privy Seal; Shaftesbury as Chairman of Committees in the Lords, were, with the Chancellor, named in commissions to open and prorogue Parliament, &c. Cf. No. 16398.