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        Buy a Broom?!!, 1825

        Cruikshank, George (1792-1878). English. Medium: colour etching. Date: 1825. Lord Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868), a radical Whig lawyer and MP; Brougham was appointed Attorney General to Queen Caroline and successfully argued her case during her trial of 1820; he is dressed in the costume of a female broom-seller, the caricature is a pun on the pronounciation of Brougham's name; Provenance: National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.

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