CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5490 (B size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-19466 (digital file from original print)LC-USZC4-5294 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-1523 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a satire expressing a Continental European view of the American Revolution, showing Father Time using a magic lantern to project the image of a teapot exploding among frightened British troops as American troops advance through the smoke. Figures representing world opinion look on: an Indian for America, a black woman representing Africa, a woman holding a lantern symbolizing Asia, and a woman bearing a shield for Europe.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching and engraving.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [Germany] : s.n., 1778.
Guttenberg, Carl, 1743-1790, engraver.
Title from item.
Title also appears in German and French.
Attributed to Carl Guttenberg.
Similar impression with the "Gallic cock" and bellows is filed in PGA - Guttenberg--The tea-tax-tempest ... (B size).
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5490
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. 738.
Exhibited: "Steeped in History : The Art of Tea" at the Fowler Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes.
Cartoons (Commentary) 1770-1780.Intaglio prints 1770-1780.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from original print) ppmsca 19466 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.19466 (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g05294 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05294 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a05314 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05314
CONTROL #: 97515166
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