The Famous Coal Heaver. Black Charley, looking into the Mouth…

The Famous Coal Heaver. Black Charley, looking into the Mouth of the Wonderful Coal Pit. (Described by an English Yeoman). by [ROWLANDSON, Thomas].

~ The Famous Coal Heaver. Black Charley, looking into the Mouth of the Wonderful Coal Pit. (Described by an English Yeoman). R. Ackermann, Feb. 25, 1805.

Single sheet (430 × 266 mm), with etched print (200 × 265 mm) and two columns of letterpress text. Mounted at corners on old paper. Extreme upper left and lower right hand corner torn away (slight loss).

A satire on Charles James Fox and William Pitt the Younger and on the prolonged negotiations for a coalition (’junction’) between their parties. BM Satires 10370; Grego, Rowlandson the caricaturist, 49.

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