Satirising a Prince, or Making Light of a Culture of Errors

James Baker


Here, James Baker focuses error as a form of satire. Baker focuses on “The Royal Jersey” (1797), one of George Cruikshank’s etchings of Prince George Augustus Frederick and one that presents a unique form of graphical mishap.

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How to cite: Baker, J 2013. Satirising a Prince, or Making Light of a Culture of Errors. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship 3(1):3, DOI:

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Published on 23 March 2013.

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