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Photo, Print, Drawing Panorama of the times

[ digital file from color film copy slide ]

About this Item


  • Panorama of the times


  • Print shows a man, the celebrated juggler, standing on a stage greeting the audience, sitting at his sides are two hurdy-gurdy players, one on a box labeled "Money Box" and the other on a box labeled "Quack Medicine." The stage projects from the back or side of a carriage with two panels that open to the right and left, each with two scenes, on the left, "shooting dint at yo inocent" (King George IV spraying Caroline) and "a bit of fun or a scene at Manchester!!!" (cavalry using swords to cut their way through a mob), on the right, "bank restrictions" (four people hanging from a gallows) and "Kinglike amusement" (the King(?) and bishop drinking). Includes lengthy verse which alludes to the trial of Caroline.

Created / Published

  • [1821?]


  • -  Caroline,--Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain,--1768-1821
  • -  George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830
  • -  Circuses & shows--England--London--1820-1830
  • -  Juggling--England--London--1820-1830
  • -  Politics & government--England--London--1820-1830
  • -  City & town life--England--London--1820-1830


  • Etchings--Hand-colored--1820-1830.
  • Satires (Visual works)--British--1820-1830.


  • Satires (Visual works)--British--1820-1830
  • Etchings--Hand-colored--1820-1830


  • -  Title from item.
  • -  Caption continues: The sieur kastleree is just arrived from the Continent, where he has been Exhibiting in the Capitals of all their Imperial and Royal Majesties, the Sovereigns of Europe.
  • -  Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).


  • 1 print : etching, hand-colored.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PC 2 - Panorama of the times (A size) [P&P]


  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Digital Id

  • cph 3f06413 //

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004670125

Reproduction Number

  • LC-USZC2-6413 (color film copy slide)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZC2-6413 (color film copy slide)
  • Call Number: PC 2 - Panorama of the times (A size) [P&P]
  • Access Advisory: ---

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Chicago citation style:

Panorama of the Times. England London, 1821. [?] Photograph.

APA citation style:

(1821) Panorama of the Times. England London, 1821. [?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Panorama of the Times. [?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.