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The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson aqua forti.

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson aqua forti.

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Summary

Print shows George III sitting on a table with the Earl of Bute preparing to cut a piece of cloth labeled "Ireland Great Britain Hanover." Lord North is standing to the left holding a piece of cloth already cut labeled "North America"; the Earl of Sandwich, the Earl of Mansfield, and George Germain are standing behind North, and in the background, on the right, the Pope and Charles Edward the Pretender are standing in an embrace, and hanging on the wall behind them is a painting "Flight into Egypt" which shows the royal family with large retinue passing a sign "To Hanover."

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01/01/1779
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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