Presentation of the Humble Petition of the Livery of the CIty of London to the King, Wednesday the Fifth of July, 1769, at St. James's.
Broadside showing, above three columns of text (comprising the petition), George III seated on his throne receiving several men, one, kneeling before him, presents the petition, on May 24th 1769.
"An etching showing four horses running towards "St. Stepn's Chapel", a building with open sides, and containing a party of men seated at a long table..." (Source: Stephens)
Print shows the poet Izumi Shikibu and a young man, possibly Tachibana no Michisada, Prince Tametaka, or Prince Atsumichi, or possibly Shikibu and her daughter Koshikibu no Naishi.
Print shows the Duke of Bedford, the Earl of Bute, and Lord Holland portrayed as a fox, with the Devil behind him, seated at a table. Lord Holland writes in a ledger labeled "Unacd Millions".
Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield.
Print shows opposing groups of government officials; Chevalier D'Eon, portrayed as an ape, vomits on Lord Bute who stands before other members of the Duke of Grafton's ministry and astride the Earl of Hillsboro... more