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Picture of Europe for July 1772

Picture of Europe for July 1772

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Cartoon shows Catherine II, Leopold II, and Frederick William II seated at table on which rests a map of Poland; standing behind them and looking over their shoulders are Louis XV and Charles III, still further back, asleep on a throne is George III; on the left, with head bowed, wearing a broken crown, and with hands bound behind him, sits the King of Poland, to his left sits Selim III in chains; a scale "The Ballance of Power" hangs above the table, the lighter side is labeled "Great Britain" reflecting George III's influence on, or concern for, the affairs of Europe.

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01/01/1772
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