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Consequences of a successful French invasion / Sir John Dalrymple, inv.; Js Gillray, fecit.

Consequences of a successful French invasion / Sir John Dalrymple, inv.; Js Gillray, fecit.

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Summary

French soldiers pillaging and destroying the House of Lords. A guillotine takes the place of the throne and above it hangs a Liberty Cap. A French soldier carries away the mace while others rip and burn the tapestries showing the victory of the British Armada.
Hand written inscription on verso: For His Majesty. To the care of G. Tromp(?), Esq. from J. Dalrymple.
Presentation copy to King George III.
Catalog of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 9181
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature.

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01/01/1798
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Contributors

Gillray, James, 1756-1815, engraver
Dalrymple, John, Sir, 1726-1810, artist
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