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TITLE:  The repeal, or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 4140a (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-DIG-ppmsca-15709 (digital file from original item)LC-DIG-ppmsca-01657 (digital file from original item)LC-USZC4-2568 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-21264 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows a popular satire commenting on the Stamp Act. The supporters of the act gather at a dock to carry a small coffin containing the remains of the bill toward an open vault. Leading the procession and preparing to deliver the funeral eulogy is the Reverend W. Scott, who is followed by Grenville (carrying the coffin), Bute, Bedford, and Temple, who were among those responsible for passing the act. Quantities of unshipped cargoes destined for America have accumulated on the dock during the time that the act was in force. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching ; 28.8 x 39.9 cm. (sheet) CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [Place not named : Publisher not named, 1766 or later] NOTES: Title from item. Text below image begins: "The hero of this print is the gentle Mr. Stamper, who is carrying to the family vault his favourite child, in a coffin, Miss Ame-Stamp, about 12 months old..." Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / prepared by Frederic George Stephens, v. 4, no. 4140 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited in: "John Bull and Uncle Sam", Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2000. Exhibited in: "Creating the U.S." Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2008. SUBJECTS: Stamp Act Congress--(1765 :--New York, N.Y.) FORMAT: Etchings 1760-1770.Cartoons (Commentary) British 1760-1770. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from original item) ppmsca 15709 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.15709 (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g02568 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g02568 (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a22334 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a22334 CONTROL #:  2006678564


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