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George III : a life in caricature

Author: Kenneth Baker
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George III enjoyed one of the longest reigns (1760-1820) in English history, but his reputation fluctuated throughout the 60 years, and its ups and downs were charted by some of the great caricaturists. This book offers a fascinating vision of how the English saw their king.
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Genre/Form: Karikatur
Caricatures and cartoons
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, Kenneth, 1934-
George III.
London : Thames & Hudson, ©2007
(OCoLC)608466864
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain; Georg, Großbritannien König; König III ) Georg (Großbritannien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Baker
ISBN: 9780500251409 0500251401
OCLC Number: 137313166
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 x 26 cm
Contents: No petticoat government, no scotch minister --
The rake on the make --
The blind trumpeter, 1770-1782 --
You cannot conquer America --
Kill the fox --
The bottomless Pitt --
The madness --
George split farthing --
Murderous attacks --
The patron --
France and revolution --
Farmer George --
God save the king --
The father figure --
After Pitt --
The final years, 1811-1820.
Responsibility: Kenneth Baker.

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George III enjoyed one of the longest reigns (176-1820) in English history, but his reputation fluctuated throughout the sixty years, and its ups and downs were charted with unprecedented candour and  Read more...

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'Colourful, irreverent, frequently scatological ... a handsome alternative to a conventional biography' - Daily Telegraph 'A wonderful gathering of images from the bestial to the downright brutal, Read more...

 
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