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A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

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Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the total abolition of Civil & Religs liberty in America" and says, "This will quell the rebels"; standing behind the table is a man wearing clerical robes who adds, "America is within the realm"; and a man, probably Lord Bute, wearing a tam o'shanter, is standing behind the King's chair. A female figure is seated at the far left, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap, at her feet are a bow and a quiver of arrows, and Britannia's shield; she speaks toward the heavens "Lord thou didst drive out the heathen before us, our hope is in thee", to which a reply issues from the clouds above, "I have delivered and I will deliver".
Title from item.
At head of title Vol. II Engraved for Royal American Magazine. No. 1.
Not found in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, for similar conceptual design, see: v. 5, no. 5124.
See unpublished P&P checklist: "British Political and Social Cartoons, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1470.M4. Vol.1).
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 Unpublished checklist provides captions for images.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).





Revere, Paul, 1735-1818, engraver
Greenleaf, Joseph, 1720-1810, publisher


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