CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5282 (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-5288 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-34864 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a woman representing "America" seated in flames fanned from above by two men in clouds wielding British measures, "Quebec Bill" and "Masachusets (sic) Bay", against the colonies; four British men, representing the British Opposition, make a feeble attempt to extinguish flames. A teapot is overturned on steps in front of "America" spilling it's contents.
MEDIUM: 1 print : woodcut.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London : s.n., 1775 Jan. 1]
Title from item.
Illus. from: Town and country magazine, v. 6 (1774 Dec. 1), p. 659.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5282
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. 677.
North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792. Québec (Province). Quebec Act. Fires--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Woodcuts British 1770-1780.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g05288 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05288 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a35349 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a35349
CONTROL #: 97514756
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