Title A drunken wet-nurse about to give the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) a drop of alcohol as a horrified Queen Victoria and Prince Albert burst in on the scene. Lithograph.
Imprint [London] (41 Piccadilly) : Messrs Fores ([London], 22 Denmark St. Soho : W. Kohler)



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Physical description 1 print : lithograph
Lettering note Dialogue includes: "What do you want a drop? Hic. - why you little toper! Hic - I wonder who you take after? Hic - not your hic - daddy, I'm sure! Hic - I'll make you a spirited heir apparent. Hic - ha! ha! ha" says the drunken wet-nurse. Queen Victoria exclaims: "Teaching His Royal Highness to drink, as I'm alive !!!!", Prince Albert adds: "Ah my loaf I was mean him to be one temperance Prince of de Wales!"
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 17727i
Lettering Royal dry nursing extraordinary.
Topic-LCSH Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Ethics.
Kings and rulers.
Manners and customs.
Cradles.
Wet nurses.
Infants.
Subject name Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.
Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861.
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Lithographs.
Copy photo no. L 16701
V 15104
System no. .b11756081
Record no. 17727i