X
X

The royal Hercules destroying the dragon python 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/5/4/9/4/1261689174311810395n7vhvc-th.png'>
<!-- Size: 340 px -- >
<img src='www.clker.com/cliparts/5/4/9/4/1261689174311810395n7vhvc-md.png'>
<!-- Size: 640 px -- >
<img src='www.clker.com/cliparts/5/4/9/4/1261689174311810395n7vhvc-hi.png'>

Derivatives & Responses

More

Shared By: Bridgett 12-24-2009

Rating:

Click Stars To Rate

Downloads

PNG
small
medium
large

Tags

Description

TITLE:  The royal Hercules destroying the dragon python CALL NUMBER:  PC 3 - 1784 - Royal Hercules ... (A size) [P&P]A microfilm surrogate is provided in preference to the original, as per Divisional preservation policy (Microfilm LOT 12022). REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-10744 (digital file from original print)LC-USZ62-30928 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows George III as Hercules gripping three Whigs on a three-headed Hydra identified as the "dragon python." On the left, Charles James Fox utters, "O! this is my last gasp", on top is Frederick, Lord North, facing forward, with a large N on his forehead, and on the right is Edmund Burke spewing a cap representing "OEconomy." This cartoon was published shortly after George III dissolved Parliament and the subsequent election gave the Tories a firm mandate to govern. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching ; 35 x 25 cm. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [England] : Pubd. as the Act directs, April 24, 1784 by Hedges under the Royl Exchange, Cornhill, 1784 April 24. NOTES: Title from item. This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Caricatures, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1470.M4. Vol. 2). Not found in British Museum Catalogue (BMC). Images available on microfilm, "British Political and Social Cartoons, 1655-1832, not in the British Museum," produced by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1970 (Microfilm LOT 12022). Unpublished checklist provides captions for images. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820. Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792. Burke, Edmund,--1729-1797. Heracles (Greek mythology)--1780-1790. Hydra (Greek mythology)--1780-1790. Politics & government--Great Britain--1780-1790. 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 original print) ppmsca 10744 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10744 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a31494 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a31494 CONTROL #:  2006677161

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