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TITLE:  Picture of Europe for July 1772 CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 4957 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-6750 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-123023 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows Catherine II, Leopold II, and Frederick William II seated at table on which rests a map of Poland; standing behind them and looking over their shoulders are Louis XV and Charles III, still further back, asleep on a throne is George III; on the left, with head bowed, wearing a broken crown, and with hands bound behind him, sits the King of Poland, to his left sits Selim III in chains; a scale "The Ballance of Power" hangs above the table, the lighter side is labeled "Great Britain" reflecting George III's influence on, or concern for, the affairs of Europe. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [1772] 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. 5, no. 4957 Exhibit loan 4161-L. SUBJECTS: Leopold--II,--Holy Roman Emperor,--1747-1792. Catherine--II,--Empress of Russia,--1729-1796. Frederick William--II,--King of Prussia,--1744-1797. Louis--XV,--King of France,--1710-1774. Stanislaw--II August,--King of Poland,--1732-1798. George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820. Selim--III,--Sultan of the Turks,--1761-1808. Poland--History--First partition, 1772. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Etchings 1770-1780. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g06750 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g06750 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c23023 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c23023 CONTROL #:  99404819

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