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TITLE:  The nuptial-bower; - with the evil-one, peeping at the charms of Eden, from Milton / Js. Gy. inv. & fect. CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 8985 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-8793 (color film copy transparency) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows William Pitt escorting Eleanor Eden to a vine-shaded bower within which are three large sacks with the British pound symbol on them, possibly representing Pitt's debt. Bunches of grapes, crowns, and medallions, suspended from ribbons, hang from the bower. A devil-like creature, "the Evil-One", representing Charles James Fox, peers around the bower from the right. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. by H. Humphrey, 1797 Feby. 13th. CREATOR: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. NOTES: Captioned: "To the Nuptial-Bower he led her Blushing like the Morn." Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 8985 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature. SUBJECTS: Pitt, William,--1759-1806. Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. Courtship--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 3g08793 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08793 CONTROL #:  2001695210

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