CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1799--Member of the riding house ... (B size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-07196 (digital file from original print)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a member of the new French aristocracy wearing a Phrygian or Liberty cap with circular emblem (Liberté - Egalité - Fraternité) riding on the back of a French citizen; he implores, "Messrs. of the menage - I again ascend the Tribune to endeavour to spur you on to action! The enemy has the whip hand of us, and unless we keep a tight rein those cunning jockies Suwarrow and the Arch Duke will throw us from our saddles!...." In 1799, Russian forces under Field Marshal Aleksandr Vasil'evich Suvorov defeated the French in Italy.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching, hand-colored.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Pubd. by W. Holland, 50 Oxford Street, 1799 August.
Holland, William, fl. 1782-1817, publisher.
Title from item.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Suvorov, Aleksandr Vasil'evich,--kniaz' Italiiskii,--1730-1800. Government officials--French--France--1790-1800. Military policy--France--1790-1800.
Satires (Visual works) British 1790-1800.Etchings Hand-colored 1790-1800.
PART OF: British Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress)
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from original print) ppmsca 07196 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07196
CONTROL #: 2004681706
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