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TITLE:  A picturesque view of the state of the nation for February 1778 CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 5472 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-5293 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-39591 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows America (represented by a man with feathered cap) cutting the horns off a cow (representing British commerce) which is being milked by a Dutchman, two men (representing France and Spain) are standing toward the rear of the cow holding bowls of milk. In the foreground, on the right, lies the British lion asleep, a small dog is standing on the lion's back urinating. A distraught Englishman is standing to the left of the lion. In the background, across an expanse of water, is a city labeled "Philadelphia", to the left of the city is a ship, the "Eagle", laid-up in dry dock, Admiral Howe is sitting at a table, out of sight of his flag ship, with his brother General Howe, a keg is on the ground to the left and wine bottles on the ground to the right of the table. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London : s.n., 1778 Mar. 1] NOTES: Title from item. Illus. from: Westminster Magazine, v. 6 (1778 Mar. 1), p. 66. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5472 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. 726. SUBJECTS: International relations--1770-1780. Cows--England--1770-1780. Commerce--British--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Economic & industrial aspects. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Etchings 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 3g05293 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05293 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a39938 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a39938 CONTROL #:  97514884

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