CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 4028 (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-7103 (color film copy transparency)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: A broadside comprising an engraving printed above two columns of verse in letterpress. The former represents two groups; in one the Earl of Bute, armed with a dagger, tears away the robe of the fainting Britannia, and is about to stab her bare bosom; Earl Temple, armed with a sword, defends Britannia with that weapon, and thrusts forward a shield which is inscribed "North Briton." W. Pitt, who is on his knees, receives the victim in his arms. The other group shows Wilkes, armed with a sword, and having a shield marked "North Briton", joined with C. Churchill, who is dressed in his clerical robes, and carries a cudgel; they are driving away a party of Scottish clients of Lord Bute; one of Wilks's feet is placed on the neck of Tobias Smollett.
MEDIUM: 1 print : engraving.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [1763 April 23]
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. 4, no. 4028
Wilkes, John,--1725-1797. Smollett, T. (Tobias),--1721-1771. Pitt, William,--1759-1806. Britannia (Symbolic character)--1760-1770.
Broadsides 1760-1770.Cartoons (Commentary) British 1760-1770.Engravings 1760-1770.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (color film copy transparency) cph 3g07103 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g07103
CONTROL #: 99406046
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