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TITLE:  [Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778] CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 5726C (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-15755 (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 "Aigle" (i.e., 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. Includes a legend in French which corresponds to the numbered figures in the print. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching and engraving. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [between 1778 and 1780] NOTES: Title from Cresswell, no. 781. Alternate title 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. 5726C 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. 781. 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) 1770-1780.Intaglio prints 1770-1780. OTHER TITLE: A picturesque view of the state of the nation for February 1778 REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a17996 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a17996 CONTROL #:  2004673396

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