Britannia crown'd by virtue, tramples on Tyranny & Oppression. In the distance, the defeat of the Spanish Armada J. Lodge sc
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Print shows the symbolic figure "Britannia" trampling two male figures identified as "Tyranny" and "Oppression" as the winged figure of the Greek goddess Arete, representing "Virtue", places a crown on her head. A scene in the background shows the destruction of the Spanish Armada in 1588.
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Printed at top left: Plate III.
Stamped on verso: Gift Est. of J.H. Corning June 20, 1940.
Stamped on verso: L.C. Fine Arts Division.
Inscribed in ink on verso: 400110-66.
Gift; Estate of J.H. Corning; June 20, 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:0110-66)
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).