CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5232B (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-14078 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-9487 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows five men forcing a tarred and feathered customs officer to drink from a teapot, a bucket and a liberty cap are on the ground at his feet. They stand beneath the "Liberty Tree" from which a rope with a noose hangs; in the background, shadowy figures on a ship dump tea overboard.
MEDIUM: 1 print : mezzotint.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Printed for Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printseller, No. 53, Fleet Street as the Act directs, 1774 Octr. 31.
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher.
Title from item.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5232
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 670.
Tarring & feathering--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Customs employees--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Tea--Massachusetts--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Mezzotints British 1770-1780.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g14078 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g14078 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a11950 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a11950
CONTROL #: 2004673302
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