CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1779 - Plan ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-10081 (digital file from original print)LC-USZC4-5282 (color film copy transparency)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Cartoon shows Benjamin Franklin standing, center, holding a copy of the "Plan" which calls for draining of the "British Ocean" to facilitate an invasion by French troops; in his other hand are strings connected to the noses of four members of the cabinet, the king, and a clerical figure; while they comment on the "Plan" and their respective roles, Franklin, controlling the strings, laughs.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London : 1779 Sept.]
Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: Benjamin Franklin: In His Own Words, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2005.
Franklin, Benjamin,--1706-1790. Louis--XVI,--King of France,--1754-1793. Puppets--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Campaigns & battles.
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 original print) ppmsca 10081 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10081 (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g05282 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05282
CONTROL #: 97514639
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