X
X

A new method of macarony making, as practised at Boston clip art

Embed this Art into your website:
1. Select a size,
2. Copy the HTML from the code box,
3. Paste the HTML into your website.
<!-- Size: 140 px -- >
<img src='www.clker.com/cliparts/f/c/d/f/12616888771689680072vqng8q-th.png'>
<!-- Size: 340 px -- >
<img src='www.clker.com/cliparts/f/c/d/f/12616888771689680072vqng8q-md.png'>
<!-- Size: 640 px -- >
<img src='www.clker.com/cliparts/f/c/d/f/12616888771689680072vqng8q-hi.png'>

Derivatives & Responses

More

Shared By: LibraryOfCongress Collection 12-24-2009

Rating:

Click Stars To Rate

Download this image as:

PNG
small
medium
large

Tags

Description

TITLE:  A new method of macarony making, as practised at Boston CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 5232A (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-45386 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows two men with a tarred and feathered customs officer, they are forcing him to drink from a large teapot. The man has a short piece of rope around his neck which may have been attached to the piece of rope hanging from a gibbet in the background. On January 27, 1774, a British customs officer, John Malcolm, was tarred and feathered, led to a gallows, and forced to drink tea. The American holding the teapot wears a hat with "45" on it, a patriotic symbol referring to the John Wilkes case of 1763. The other American, holds the broken end of the noose and carries a club. The large bow in his hat indicates his membership in the Sons of Liberty. MEDIUM:  1 print : mezzotint. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [1774] NOTES: Title from item. Subject data from latest William Reese catalog which offers a variant impression. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5232. 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. 668. SUBJECTS: Tarring & feathering--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Customs employees--Massachusetts--Boston--1770-1780. Gallows--Massachusetts--1770-1780. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1770-1780.Mezzotints 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 3a45583 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45583 CONTROL #:  2004673300

Past Comments

Similar Clipart

More

Clipart For:

PEOPLE GOT HERE BY SEARCHING:

SEARCHES TO CLIP ART ON THIS PAGE:

Clker.com is owned by Rolera LLC, 2270 Route 30, Oswego, IL 60543 support\at\clker\dot\com