CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 4140b (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-1505 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Illustration shows a group of men in a funeral procession on the banks of the Thames River with a row of warehouses in the background, one of which is labeled "The Sheffield and Birmingham Warehouse Goods now ship'd for America." At the head of the procession, Dr. W. Scott stands at the open doors to the tomb, he holds the text to his sermon, a dog relieves himself on his leg. Two flag bearers follow, behind them stands George Grenville carrying a child-sized coffin, next in line are five men, in various states of distress, followed by two bishops who bring up the rear. On the quay, behind the bishops are two bales labeled "Stamps from America" and "Black cloth return'd from America." There are three ships "Conway", "Rockingham", and "Grafton" moored in the river.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching with engraving.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [England : Publisher not named, 1766 or later]
Title from item.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4140
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 623.
Grenville, George,--1712-1770. Great Britain. Stamp Act (1765) Funeral processions--England--1760-1770. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1760-1770.Etchings 1760-1770.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a05303 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05303 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a20660 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a20660
CONTROL #: 99471597
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