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TITLE:  The Bostonian's paying the excise-man, or tarring & feathering 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. CREATOR: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher. NOTES: Title from item. Plate I. 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. SUBJECTS: Tarring & feathering--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Customs employees--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Tea--Massachusetts--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. FORMAT: 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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