CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 5961 (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-1530 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two ladys, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is standing William Pitt (the younger), Charles James Fox, Edmund Burke, and Lord Richmond; they are critical of the debauchery of Sandwich and the others while the temple of Fame, representing the British empire, is being destroyed by France, America, Holland, and Spain, represented by four men who are pulling down the pillars which support it. A distraught Britannia is sitting on her shield in the right foreground. Meanwhile, George III is off hunting for stag, and in the background are several ships, some under sail.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching and engraving.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Published according to Act of Parliament by R. Owen, in Fleet Street, 1782 Feby. 16th.
Title from item.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5961
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. 809.
Sandwich, John Montagu,--Earl of,--1718-1792. North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792. Pitt, William,--1759-1806. Burke, Edmund,--1729-1797. Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806. Politics & government--England--1780-1790. Government officials--British--England--1780-1790. Temples--England--1780-1790. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
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 b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a05321 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05321
CONTROL #: 2004673470
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