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TITLE:  Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico. CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 8320 (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-3137 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-31027 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Pitt steering small boat, The Constitution, which also carries Britannia, towards a castle with a flag inscribed "Haven of Public Happiness". They are pursued by Sheridan, Fox, and Priestley, who are sharks, dogs of Scylla. MEDIUM:  1 print : engraving, color. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pub. by H. Humphrey, April 8th 1793. CREATOR: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. NOTES: Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Pitt, William,--1759-1806. Sheridan, Richard Brinsley,--1751-1816. Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. Priestley, Joseph,--1733-1804. Britannia (Symbolic character)--1790-1800. Politics & government--Great Britain--1790-1800. FORMAT: Cartoons British 1790-1800.Engravings British Color 1790-1800. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g03137 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03137 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a31593 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a31593 CONTROL #:  94509857

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