CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5982 (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-45457 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows Lords Sandwich, Rigby, North, Mansfield, an unidentified man, and Germain in the clutches of a devil, fall into an abyss, driven there by the opposition, or new ministers, Thurlow, Conway, Camden, Barré, Burke, Richmond, Rockingham, Fox, Wilkes, and Byng. Above the scene an angel shines "The mirror of truth" on the old ministers, and Lord Bute, riding on the back of a witch over the abyss, exclaims, "England's evil genius unhorsed or the downfall of Witchcraft."
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching and engraving.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1782 April.
Title from item.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5982
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. 813.
Truth--1780-1790. Politics & government--England--1780-1790. Government officials--British--England--1780-1790. Political purges--England--1780-1790. Hell--1780-1790. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Intaglio prints British 1780-1790.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a45652 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45652
CONTROL #: 2004673473
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