Popery in Power! Or, Protestantism and Romanism Contrasted.

Method Woodcut and letterpress
Artist [Anonymous]
Published London:-Printed and Published by H. Elliot, 475, New Oxford Street; Vickers, Holywell Street; Collins, Fleet Street; and Sold by all Booksellers in Town and Country .-Price One Penny. [c.1850]
Dimensions Image 345 x 545 mm, Sheet 450 x 583 mm
Notes An anti-papal satirical broadside, following the revival of Catholic bishoprics in England. On the left Martin Luther opens a curtain, revealing an attentive congregation in church. In contrast, on the right, the Pope opens a curtain, revealing Catholics burning Protestants during the Massacre of Saint Bartholomew in 1572.

Inscriptions and verses from G. M. Viner's 'Rochester Castle' in three and five columns beneath image.

Condition: Tears to all edges of sheet, affecting publication line.
Framing unmounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 33834