CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1779--Britannias ruin (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-10737 (digital file from original)LC-USZ62-58615 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows Britannia lamenting her present state, her shield and broken lance by her side, "What a situation am I in sold by an American & purchased by France & Spain. Oh, wheres my Pitt." Four men are standing before her, from left, an American holding in his right hand a lance topped with liberty cap and in his left a sword with which he threatens her, next a Frenchman urges him to "frighten her." A Spaniard is standing next to the Frenchman with his back to Britannia, he wears a low hat and a cloak, and on the far right is a Dutchman.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 20.4 x 27.3 cm (sheet)
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pub by Mary Darly 39 Strand, 1779 Decr. 17.
Darly, M. (Mary), publisher.
Title from item.
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. 752.
Britannia (Symbolic character)--1770-1780. International relations--England--1770-1780. International relations--France--1770-1780. International relations--Spain--1770-1780. International relations--Netherlands--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Etchings Hand-colored 1770-1780.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from original print) ppmsca 10737 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10737 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b06422 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b06422
CONTROL #: 2004673362
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