Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Brandishing a weapon
AllegoriesMiscellaneous
HISTORY
Modern
Britain Civil War and Commonwealth
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernBritain Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658, 'Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England', 1653-1658)
Statesmen and politicians
ModernBritainScobell, Henry (1610-1660)
ModernBritainSt John, Oliver (circa 1598-1673)
ModernBritainLenthall, William (1591-1662)
ModernNetherlandsDorislaus, Isaac (1595-1649)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Devils
Miscellaneous
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
England Royal Arms Commonwealth
SOCIAL LIFE
Administration
Parliaments and Councils
Insignia of Authority (other than coronation insignia)Maces
Humour and invective
SatirePoliticalEnglish
Further details
Satire on Cromwell's dissolution of the Long Parliament in 1653: Cromwell as Hercules, with the ghost of Dorislaus behind him, attacks members of the Commons
ARTIST/CREATOR
Dutch
DATE
1653
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Catalogue of political and personal satires ... British Museum, vol. 1, p. 478f., no. 857
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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