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TITLE:  Dominion of the sea CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 6274 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-45470 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows Britannia in a boat with a fox on the prow at anchor in "Portland Road"; she is holding a staff with the banner of St. George and the British flag, and an olive branch in her right hand, her shield and spear are by her side. In small boats are a Dutchman, a Spaniard, a Frenchman, and a Native representing America, they dip their respective flags in the water in homage to England. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Pubd. by E. D'achery St. James's Street, 1783 Decr. 1st. NOTES: Title from item. Caption continues: Britannia on board the FOX safe moor'd in Portland-road -- As mistress of the sea, she receives homage from the whole world. NB A distinction contended for by our present peace makers. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6274 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. 861. SUBJECTS: Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. Portland, William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck,--Duke of,--1738-1809. Britannia (Symbolic character)--1780-1790. Homage (Feudal law)--1780-1790. International relations--1780-1790. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings British 1780-1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a45665 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45665 CONTROL #:  2004676766


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