CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5540 (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-45437 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows three musicians, Lord Sandwich on kettle drums, Lord North on violin, and Lord Germain on flute, accompanied by four singers as they present "The distresses of the nation: an ode performed in honor of his Majesty's Birth Day." The asterisk in the title notes: "As several spurious copies of the Birth-Day Ode made their appearance in the Newspapers, that the Public may be no longer deceived, they are here presented with the genuine Ode, as it was actually performed on the 4th of June." Includes text of the ode.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1779 June.
Title from item.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5540
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. 747.
Sandwich, John Montagu,--Earl of,--1718-1792. North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792. Sackville, George Germain,--Viscount,--1716-1785. Musicians--England--1770-1780. Politics & government--England--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Etchings British 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 3a45633 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45633
CONTROL #: 2004673358
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