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TITLE:  City election race for the court plate CALL NUMBER:  PC 3 - 1790--City election race ... (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-11213 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-132973 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows on the left P--t [Pitt], labeled "Bank Directorship", banging his head on the Temple Bar before even getting started, the center is filled with N--n [?], labeled "Motion for paying the Prince's Debts", falling off the back of a fox, labeled "Patriotism", which is ridden by T--e [possibly Rev. John Horne Tooke], and L--s [Sir Watkins Lewis] riding a goat, labeled "British Hospitality", leaping over a log labeled "Banco Regis", and on the right, a woman labeled "Annuity" carrying a man with a wooden leg, W--n [Brook Watson], on her shoulders, and on the far right, in the lead, is C--s [William Curtis], proclaiming "Who would not run for a Contract - Biscuits for ever - Huzza." MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 18.3 x 25 cm. (plate) CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [S.l.] : Pub'd by W. Dent, 1790 June 23. NOTES: Title from item. Caption continues: Run for by G[entlemen] of all Ages from Guildhall over the course to St. Stephen's - the first 4 to be Stalled - each to go his own way - the odds in favor of Biscuit, a great Favorite with the Livery Jockies because a Novelty and quite independent, neither promising to do good or bad - .... Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Political elections--England--1790. Running races--England--1790. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1790.Etchings British Hand-colored 1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g11213 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g11213 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c32973 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32973 CONTROL #:  2003674090

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