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TITLE:  The Prussian prize-fighter and his allies attempting to tame imperial Kate, or, the state of the European bursiers CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 7827 (C size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-6765 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-123019 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows Catherine II and Frederick William II as pugilists, stripped to the waist with fists raised, on either side stand other European heads of state (behind Prussia are George III standing with Holland, Selim III and Leopold II represent Turkey and Germany; behind Russia are Christian VII and Gustavus III representing Denmark and Sweden); other figures, reduced in size as their stature is reduced, appear in close proximity to the boxers, the king of Poland is between the wide-spread legs of Prussia (fearing partition), Louis XVI and Charles IV representing France and Spain are positioned in the background between Catherine and Frederick, and the Marquis of L[ansdowne] stands to the right of Catherine and behind a cask labeled "Nants." MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. by Wm. Dent, 1791 Feby. 14th. 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. 6, no. 7827 Exhibit loan 4161-L. SUBJECTS: Catherine--II,--Empress of Russia,--1729-1796. Frederick William--II,--King of Prussia,--1744-1797. Boxing--1790-1800. International relations--1790-1800. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1790-1800.Etchings Hand-colored 1790-1800. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g06765 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g06765 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c23019 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c23019 CONTROL #:  99404759

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