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The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.

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Summary

Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is standing William Pitt (the younger), Charles James Fox, Edmund Burke, and Lord Richmond; they are critical of the debauchery of Sandwich and the others while the temple of Fame, representing the British empire, is being destroyed by France, America, Holland, and Spain, represented by four men who are pulling down the pillars which support it. A distraught Britannia is sitting on her shield in the right foreground. Meanwhile, George III is off hunting for stag, and in the background are several ships, some under sail.

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Date

01/01/1782
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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