The cropper

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A satire on the 9 June 1749 order from His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland to have the uniforms of three regiments of footguards shortened some three inches for sake of convenience on marches. The group of guards are shown protesting (most with speech bubbles above their heads) in an open space with the Banqueting House, Whitehall, and Holbein’s Gate, Westminster forming the perimeter.
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  • Title: The cropper.
  • Published:[England : s.n., June 1749].

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Acquired October 2011.

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