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TITLE:  The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during and at the close of the last session of Parliament, June 1779 CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 5548 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-1519 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows a man directing a boy to view a peepshow of events and actions of the British government, as well as international affairs involving England. The peepshow presents 12 views in three columns; number 2, at the top of the middle column, is titled "The generals in America doing nothing, or worse than nothing." It depicts General William Howe asleep outside his tent while in the background General Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Published by Fielding & Walker, Pater-Noster-Row, 1779 July 1st. NOTES: Title from item. For the Westminster Magazine, June 1779. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5548 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. 748. SUBJECTS: Peepshows--England--1770-1780. Politics & government--England--1770-1780. Commerce--England--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Etchings British Hand-colored 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 3a05311 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05311 CONTROL #:  2004673359

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