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TITLE:  A new way to pay the national-debt / design'd by Helagabalis ; executed by Sejanus. CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 6945 (b&w print) (C size) (B size) [P&P]PC 1 - 6945 (color print) Another impression REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-10675 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-132328 (b&w film copy neg.)LC-USZC4-8777 (color film copy transparency) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows King George III and Queen Charlotte standing before the Treasury, moneybags under their arms, their pockets overflowing and bursting with coins (funds from the Treasury to cover Royal debts), William Pitt, his pockets full of coins, hands the king another moneybag taken from an overflowing wheelbarrow; the Prince of Wales, George IV, stands to the right looking destitute; a quadriplegic sits on the ground to the left with an overturned and empty hat between the stubs of his legs, which are fitted with prostheses. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. by Willm. Holland, 1786 April 21. CREATOR: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. NOTES: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 6945 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature. SUBJECTS: George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820. Charlotte,--consort of George III, King of Great Britain,--1744-1818. Pitt, William,--1759-1806. George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830. Miserliness--1780-1790. Monetary policy--Great Britain--1780-1790. Public debt--Great Britain--1780-1790. Avarice--1780-1790. Quadriplegics--1780-1790. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings 1780-1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g10675 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g10675 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32328 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32328 (color film copy transparency) cph 3g08777 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08777 CONTROL #:  2001695207

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