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45 The major two industrial event of the epoch, the Great Exhibition of 1851, lavish lithographic folios. The earlier Recollections is recorded in of the Great Exhibition published in the same year contained selected views of the interior by various artists including John Absolom and W. Goodall. The twenty-five litho-plates were hand tinted and the volume was by Day & Sons. The second and more celebrated book was Dickenson's comprehensive picture of the Great Exhibition of 1851 which has come to be associated with the names of its three artists, J.

Refute A claims that the estranged John Bull, a fairly new On the other side, the Liverpool administration Princess Caroline worthy of censure. ' That the artist should strike so many was a great test of his political awareness, Cruikshank scarcely left the drawing table when Parliament was in session. ' 30 Neither Cruikshank nor his contemporaries Charles Williams, William Heath (Colour Plate VI), Newton or Rowlandson, spared their subjects and it is not surprising that Cruikshank was paid £100 on the new King's accession in 1820 'in consideration of a pledge not to caricature His Majesty in any immoral situation', the artist was indeed wielding power.

P. 1 57. According to a note in the Bodleian Library Record, Vol. 8, No. 3, February 1969, states that all but the picture of the whole gallery were Sneyd's works, the exception being Lady Morley's. The sale Chapter 1 Albums, Annuals, Landscapes and Lithographs he most dominant feature of the Regency book market had been topography, the most obscure countries, insignificant cities and curious journeys were dutifully recorded and engraved on the copper plate; abbeys, castles and country houses had their own guides and even the novels of Scott and the adventures of Dr.

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