Framed George Cruikshank Etching Original 1834 Coloured Print The Tailors Strike
There is a verse at the bottom as follows:
O dear what will become of us !
O dear what shall we do!!
When we've worn out the cloathes we have got !
And the Tailors won't make any new!!!
The scene can easily be recognised as Hyde park, as in the background there is the statue of Achilles, the Greek hero of the Trojan War, which commemorates the soldier and politician, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852). It was installed by order of King George III and unveiled on 18 June 1822.
It is in good antique condition there is some discolouration and minor wrinkling from previous mounting. there is a touched in minor repair to the top right of the frame.