Sir Francis Burdett conjuring up a ghost, expecting it to be that of Lord Edward Fitzgerald, but the ghost of William …

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Sir Francis Burdett conjuring up a ghost, expecting it to be that of Lord Edward Fitzgerald, but the ghost of William Pitt the younger appears. Coloured etching by G Cruikshank, 1813. MD George in the British Museum catalogue implies that the event depicted really happened. Created 1 October 1813. Wizards. Ghosts. Francis Burdett (1770–1844). Edward Fitzgerald, Lord (1763–1798). William Pitt (1759–1806). Contributors: Satirist (active 1812–1813); George Cruikshank (1792–1878). Work ID: hwv7fkze.

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