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A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

 
 
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A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Man killer". This satire refers to the arrival in London of three chiefs of the Cherokee Nation, on an embassy to the Court of George III, and the impression these envoys produced on the English is described in the verses.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 3868
Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

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01/01/1762
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