|Artist||L. D. Feed|
|Published||London 9th November 1830|
|Dimensions||Image 233 x 200 mm|
The British Museum (BM Satires 16313) has the same image in a larger format and facing right rather than left.
John Key was the Lord Mayor of London between 1830 and 1831. During this time he famously advised William IV and Queen Adelaide not to attend the opening of the New London Bridge fearing violence against the Duke of Wellington. This decision was widely ridiculed making Key and Wellington targets of popular satire