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A man standing on a bank holds a large union flag which is wrapped around a group of six standing figures believed to be patriots. Engraving 1771.

Date
[1 June 1771]
Reference
584088i
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Description

The figures wrapped within the flag are believed to represent patriots. The Earl of Chatham is identified by his crutch. The judge in wig and robes beside him is believed to be Lord Camden. On the so-called political unity within Britain at the time

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1 June 1771]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 14.9 x 9.7 cm

Lettering

The national union 1771.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. V., London 1978, no. 4858

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 584088i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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