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TITLE:  The able doctor, or, America swallowing the bitter draught CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 5226 (A size) [P&P]PC 1 - 5226A Another impression [P&P]PC 1 - 5226B Another impression. Image reversed. [P&P]AP2.A2 R6 (Office) Another impression. [General Collections] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-19467 (digital file from original print)LC-USZC4-5289 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ61-77 (b&w film copy neg. of PC 1 5226A) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows Lord North, with the "Boston Port Bill" extending from a pocket, forcing tea (the Intolerable Acts) down the throat of a partially draped Native female figure representing "America" whose arms are restrained by Lord Mansfield, while Lord Sandwich, a notorious womanizer, restrains her feet and peeks up her skirt. Britannia, standing behind "America", turns away and shields her face with her left hand. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London : 1774 May 1] NOTES: Illus. from: London magazine, v. 43 (1774 May), p. 184. Another copy in: The Royal American magazine, ... Boston : Printed by and for I. Thomas, Vol. I, No. X, (1774 June). Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5226 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. 664. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States / edited by Sheridan Harvey ... [et al.]. Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 182. Exhibited: "Steeped in History : The Art of Tea" at the Fowler Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009. SUBJECTS: North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792. Mansfield, William Murray,--Earl of,--1705-1793. Bute, John Stuart,--Earl of,--1713-1792. Sandwich, John Montagu,--Earl of,--1718-1792. Boston Port Bill, 1774. Britannia (Symbolic character)--1770-1780. Women--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Violence--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Tea--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Etchings 1770-1780. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from original print) ppmsca 19467 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.19467 (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g05289 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05289 (digital file from b&w film copy neg. of PC 1 5226A) cph 3a01875 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a01875 CONTROL #:  97514782

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