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TITLE:  The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775 CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 5287 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-1512 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows Lords Bute and Mansfield conferring, to their right stands Simon Fraser and Lord Wedderburn, "Deputies" to the aforenamed. On the far right are soldiers wearing Highland dress (of the 71st Regiment of (Highland) Foot (Fraser's)), ready to proceed with the "Scotch butchery" of Boston. On the left are British soldiers who drop their weapons in horror at the sight of the Highlanders. In the background, British, flying the ensign of a thistle (which also appears growing in the center foreground), bombard the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Includes legend to persons and events identified by number. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. According to Act of Parlnt, 1775. NOTES: Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5287 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. 684. SUBJECTS: Bute, John Stuart,--Earl of,--1713-1792. Mansfield, William Murray,--Earl of,--1705-1793. Fraser, Simon,--Master of Lovat,--1726-1782. Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn,--Earl of,--1733-1805. Soldiers--Scottish--1770-1780. Soldiers--British--1770-1780. Government officials--England--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. FORMAT: 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 3a05307 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05307 CONTROL #:  2004673311

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