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    James Sayers Political Cartoon. Boring a Secret of St-e. Dated July 1785, measuring 9.5" x 6", tipped onto a backing board with hinged frame to an overall size of 13.75" x 10.25". The cartoon refers to the debates in the House of Lords on the so-called "Irish Propositions." The head of Lord Sydney is located on the trunk of the tree which is being bored into by a judge with turned head using an auger, the point of which is the head of Lord Stormont. Two small stumps on the trunk are labeled "1 Proposition" and "2 Proposition." Sayers initials are located on the bottom left and the subtitle "a hasty Sketch of Yesterdays Business."

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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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