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TITLE:  A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution society CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 7894 (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-05529 (digital file from original print)LC-USZ62-62116 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows Charles James Fox seated at center of a table and raising his glass, "My Soul & Body, both, upon the Toast," to a toast offered by Joseph Priestley, who stands at left holding up an overflowing chalice and an empty communion plate, "The---head, here!" Seated at left are Sir Cecil Wray and Richard B. Sheridan; seated to the right are Horne Tooke and Theophilus Lindsey, and behind them stand caricatured dissenters. Hanging on the wall above Fox is a picture of St. Paul's Cathedral, titled "A Pigs Stye - a view from Hackney," with three pigs eating at a trough. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. by S.W. Fores, N. 3 Piccadilly, 1791 July 23d. CREATOR: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. NOTES: Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 7894 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. Priestley, Joseph,--1733-1804. Wray, Cecil,--Sir,--1734-1805. Sheridan, Richard Brinsley,--1751-1816. Tooke, John Horne,--1736-1812. Lindsey, Theophilus,--1723-1808. Toasting--England--1790-1800. Treason--England--1790-1800. Eating & drinking--England--1790-1800. FORMAT: Satires (Visual works) British 1790-1800.Etchings Hand-colored 1790-1800. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from original print) ppmsca 05529 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.05529 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b09770 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b09770 CONTROL #:  2004671431

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