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The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

 
 
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Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the pedestal are standing Mr. Wedderburn, the Earl of Halifax, Lord Sandwich (Jemmy Twitcher), George Grenville, the Duke of Bedford, and Sir Fletcher Norton. The wife of a weaver wearing ragged dress, with her two children, kneels at the base of the pedestal.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4141
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 625.

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