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TITLE:  Consular coachmanship!! CALL NUMBER:  PC 3 - 1803--Consular coachmanship (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-07803 (digital file from original print) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows Josephine standing in a carriage on the left which is drawn by four "unruly" horses, two are labeled "A Jacobin" and "A Royalist"; Napoleon, having been tossed onto the back of a bull, probably representing John Bull or Great Britain, lies on his back with his head between the upright horns of the bull, suggesting cuckoldry, probably alluding to rumors of infidelity involving Josephine. A whip lies on the ground next to the horses, Napoleon's oversized hat lies on the ground next to the bull. Napoleon says, alluding to his double humiliation, by the British in Egypt and his wife at home in France, "Between the Bull, and the Horns I make a pretty figure!!" MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : Pubd by W. Holland, Cockspur Street, Pall Mall removed from Oxford Street, 1803 May 22. CREATOR: Holland, William, fl. 1782-1817, publisher. NOTES: Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Napoleon--I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821. Josephine,--Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French,--1763-1814. Horse teams--France--1800-1810. International relations--France--1800-1810. International relations--Great Britain--1800-1810. John Bull (Symbolic character)--1800-1810. Adultery--France--1800-1810. FORMAT: Satires (Visual works) British 1800-1810.Etchings Hand-colored 1800-1810. PART OF:  British Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress) REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from original print) ppmsca 07803 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07803 CONTROL #:  2005676986

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