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TITLE:  The knight of the woeful countenance going to extirpate the National Assembly CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 7678 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-05424 (digital file from original print)LC-USZC2-611 (color film copy slide)LC-USZ62-86566 (b&w film copy neg.)LC-USZC2-541 (color film copy slide) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows Edmund Burke as Don Quixote, wearing armor, carrying lance and shield labeled "Shield of Aristocracy and Despotism," riding a donkey, emerging from the doorway to the "Dodsley Bookseller" the publisher of Burke's "Reflections on the French Revolution" which hangs from the horn of the saddle. The head of the donkey has a human face and wears the triple-tiered crown of the pope; depicted on the shield are scenes of torture and death, and a view of the Bastille. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : Pubd. by Wm. Holland N. 50 Oxford Street, 1790 Nov. 15. NOTES: Title from item. Includes excerpt: "Burke on the Revolution in France, page 250." At bottom of print: In Holland's Exhibition Rooms may be seen the largest collection in Europe of Caricatures, admittance one shilling. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 7678 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Burke, Edmund,--1729-1797. France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799. FORMAT: Caricatures 1790.Etchings British Hand-colored 1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from original print) ppmsca 05424 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.05424 (digital file from color film copy slide) cph 3b48512 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b48512 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b33053 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b33053 (digital file from color film copy slide) cph 3b48442 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b48442 CONTROL #:  2004669853

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