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TITLE:  The Tories and the Whigs pulling for a crown CALL NUMBER:  PC 3 - 1789--Tories and the Whigs ... (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-04313 (digital file from original) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows George, Prince of Wales, seated on a throne in the background waiting the results of a tug-of-war over the crown (and regency for the Prince) between the Tories represented by Edward Thurlow and William Pitt and the Whigs represented by Edmund Burke and Charles Fox. The illness of George III (1788-1790) raised the issue of a limited regency for the Prince. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching ; 22.6 x 26.7 cm. (sheet) CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : Published by J. Aitken, Bear Street, Leicester Square, where may be had the largest collection of caricatures, 1789 Jany. ye 2nd. NOTES: Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830. Pitt, William,--1759-1806. Thurlow, Edward Thurlow,--Baron,--1731-1806. Burke, Edmund,--1729-1797. Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. Tug of war--1780-1790. Politics & government--England--1780-1790. FORMAT: Satires (Visual works) British 1780-1790.Etchings 1780-1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from original) ppmsca 04313 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.04313 CONTROL #:  2003689155

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