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TITLE:  An English hobby horse, or, who pays the piper? CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 7857 (C size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-6757 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-123030 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows Catherine II, with orb and scepter, seated on the shoulders of Leopold II who is seated on the back of a stumbling bull; seated behind him are George III, Frederick William II and a man representing Holland; in the background, William Pitt is about to strike a British citizen with a rod while chastising him for complaining about having to shoulder the expense of Pitt's Russian armanment policy. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : Pubd. by Willm. Holland, 1791 May 11. NOTES: Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 7857 Exhibit loan 4161-L. SUBJECTS: Catherine--II,--Empress of Russia,--1729-1796. Leopold--II,--Holy Roman Emperor,--1747-1792. George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820. Frederick William--II,--King of Prussia,--1744-1797. Pitt, William,--1759-1806. John Bull (Symbolic character)--1790-1800. International relations--Great Britain--1790-1800. International relations--Russia--1790-1800. Bulls--England--1790-1800. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1790-1800.Etchings 1790-1800. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g06757 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g06757 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c23030 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c23030 CONTROL #:  99404783

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