CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5475B (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-45392 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a representative of the British crown in America for peace negotiations (identified in the text as Edmund Burke, though possibly Lord North), he is wearing a crown with olive branch on his head and carries a "Conciatory Bill" in a pocket. He is riding a donkey and is being driven from the American shores by several men, one wearing a feathered headdress. The figures are numbered and a corresponding legend, in French, appears below title inscription.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [S.l.] : Pubds. as the act Directs, 1778 May 4.
Title from item.
Caption continues: Le Lord Burthe Couronné sur un ane infortunéz Anglois, a quoi vos bills conciliatoire ont-ils servis?
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, p. 289
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. 732.
Peace negotiations--United States--1770-1780. Donkeys--1770-1780. Punishment & torture--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Cartoons (Commentary) French 1770-1780.Etchings French 1770-1780.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a45589 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45589
CONTROL #: 2004673352
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