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012699

Robert Peel (1788-1850), Prime Minister, taking his final curtain call. His Repeal of Corn Laws passed on 25 June but same night was defeated on his Irish bill. Resigned 29 June. Figure struggling with policeman (a Peeler) at bottom left is Disraeli. Cartoon from 'Punch', London, 1846.

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Robert Peel (1788-1850), Prime Minister, taking his final curtain call. His Repeal of Corn Laws passed on 25 June but same night was defeated on his Irish bill. Resigned 29 June.  Figure struggling with policeman (a Peeler) at bottom left is Disraeli. Cartoon from 'Punch', London, 1846.