CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1787--Subsidiary treaty, or ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-132980 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a man with a whip driving a donkey with the head of a lion, laden with sacks of money past a pike labeled "Liberty" with a Phrygian cap and a hand pointing the way "to Hesse Cassel." The man says, "Hold your abusive growling and be thankful that an increasing Army will take good care of Madam Liberty." To which the lion-headed donkey responds, "I had rather defend myself than be made the beast of burden for aggrandisement of a petty German -- besides Liberty --"
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching ; 18 x 19.1 cm. (plate)
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pub'd ... by J. Brown, Rathbone Place, 1787 Dec. 5.
Title from item.
Paper watermarked with bottom half of crest over GI. DLC
Attributed to William Dent.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Defense budgets--England--1780-1790. National security--England--1780-1790. Donkeys--England--1780-1790. Lions--England--1780-1790.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings British 1780-1790.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32980 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32980
CONTROL #: 2003674098
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