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[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp]

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp]

 
 
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Print shows a funeral procession on the banks of the Thames, with warehouses in a line in the background, one of which is inscribed "The Sheffield and Birmingham Warehouse Goods now ship'd for America." George Grenville carrys coffin inscribed "Miss Ame-stamp B. 1765 died 1766." On the quay are two large bales, one of which is inscribed, "Stamps from America", i.e., stamps returned to England as no longer needed, because of the repeal of the Stamp Act. The other is marked, "black cloth from America", intended for the funeral procession which follows.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4140
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011.

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01/01/1766
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Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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