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TITLE:  The Russian bear and her invincible rider encountering the British legion CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 7844 (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-6753 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-123026 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows Potemkin, with sword raised overhead and wearing hussar's uniform, riding Catherine the Great who is dressed as a black bear, they approach George III and his ministers, Pitt, Salisbury, and Thurlow, who are carrying spears, three of which have had their points broken off; behind them stand two bishops. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : Pubd. by W. Holland, 1791 April 19. 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. 6, no. 7844 Exhibit loan 4161-L. SUBJECTS: Catherine--II,--Empress of Russia,--1729-1796. Potemkin, Grigorii Aleksandrovich,--kniaz',--1739-1791. George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820. Pitt, William,--1759-1806. Thurlow, Edward Thurlow,--Baron,--1731-1806. International relations--Russia--1790-1800. International relations--Great Britain--1790-1800. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1790-1800.Etchings Hand-colored 1790-1800. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g06753 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g06753 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c23026 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c23026 CONTROL #:  99404723

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