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TITLE:  The Scots triumph, or a peep behind the curtain CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 4195 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-7101 (color film copy transparency) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows the entrance to a large building furnished with columns, from which heavy curtains are suspended. In the distance is the dome of St. Paul's to signify that the scene is in London. A coach, which is about to crush a Scotch thistle in the road, occupies the middle of the foreground, and contains John Wilkes and three of his supporters. In the foreground Britannia lies mourning, saying: "I am griev'd at the unhappy fate of my dear country, and my much beloved son Wilkes." MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  1768 May 20th. NOTES: Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4195 SUBJECTS: Wilkes, John,--1725-1797. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1760-1770.Etchings 1760-1770. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g07101 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g07101 CONTROL #:  99406044

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