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A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution society

A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution society

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Print shows Charles James Fox seated at center of a table and raising his glass, "My Soul & Body, both, upon the Toast," to a toast offered by Joseph Priestley, who stands at left holding up an overflowing chalice and an empty communion plate, "The---head, here!" Seated at left are Sir Cecil Wray and Richard B. Sheridan; seated to the right are Horne Tooke and Theophilus Lindsey, and behind them stand caricatured dissenters. Hanging on the wall above Fox is a picture of St. Paul's Cathedral, titled "A Pigs Stye - a view from Hackney," with three pigs eating at a trough.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 7894
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

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Date

01/01/1791
person

Contributors

Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist
place

Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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