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Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo, in St. James's Street

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo, in St. James's Street

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Summary

Print shows several ministers helping themselves to fishes and loaves that have spilled from a fishwife's basket which was upset by a rampaging "American Buffalo"; among those depicted are the Duke of Portland, Lord Cavendish, Lord North, Charles Fox, Lord Thurlow, Admiral Keppel, Lord Shelburne, and Thomas(?) Pitt. George III watches the shameless opportunism from a window in the background.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6223
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. 857.

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Date

01/01/1783
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Contributors

Fielding, John (Bookseller)
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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