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TITLE:  Gloria Mundi, or The Devil addressing the sun - Pare. Lost, Book IV CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 6012 (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-8769 (color film copy transparency) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon showing Charles James Fox standing on a roulette wheel perched atop a globe showing England and continental Europe, the implication is that his penniless state, indicated by turned-out pockets, is due to gambling; he looks over his left shoulder up at a bust of Shelburne who, like the sun, is beaming radiantly. Like Edmund Burke, Fox resigned his position as foreign secretary in protest at the appointment of Shelburne following Rockingham's death. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. by H. Humphrey, [1782] July 22d. CREATOR: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. NOTES: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6012 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature. SUBJECTS: Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806--Resignation from office. Lansdowne, William Petty,--Marquis of,--1737-1805. Resignations--1780-1790. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings 1780-1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g08769 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08769 CONTROL #:  2001695204

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