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TITLE:  The blessings of peace CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 6212 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-5276 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-1545 (b&w film copy neg.)LC-USZ62-132588 (b&w film copy neg. from color transparency) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows George III receiving advice from a large group of ministers and politicans, all are identified by number and corresponding legend, following ratification of peace treaty by the U.S. Congress on April 15th. On the left, across the "Atlantic" is "America," represented by a Native woman, being crowned by Benjamin Franklin and attended to by the kings of France and Spain, a pug dog, representing Holland, sits at her feet. In the background, on the right, "England's sun [is] setting" and overhead is a witch on a broom breaking wind labeled "Peace - Peace - P-E-A-C" against a backdrop of dark clouds. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching and engraving. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [London] : Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, by M. Smith in Fleet Street, 1783 April 16th. NOTES: Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6212 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. 856. SUBJECTS: George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820. Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792. Franklin, Benjamin,--1706-1790. Politics & government--England--1780-1790. Government officials--England--1780-1790. Peace--1780-1790. Witches--1780-1790. Sunrises & sunsets--1780-1790. Advice--1780-1790. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Peace. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Intaglio prints British 1780-1790. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g05276 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05276 (digital file from b&w film copy neg. LC-USZ62-1545) cph 3a05336 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05336 (digital file from b&w film copy neg. LC-USZ62-132588) cph 3c32588 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32588 CONTROL #:  2004676763

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