A woman being stabbed while the blood pouring from her wounds is drunk by a group of men; representing Britannia's resources being drained by politicians. Engraving, 1768.
- [10 May 1768]
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[10 May 1768]
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The operation. "The blood & vitals from her wounds he drew, and fed the hounds that help'd him to pursue." Dryden.
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IV, London 1883, no. 4198
Wellcome Library no. 12166i
- Great Britain.
- Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792.
- Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of, 1735-1811.
- Bath, Thomas Thynne, Marquis of, 1734-1796.
- Allen, William.
- Mansfield, James, Sir, 1733-1821.
- Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793.
- Norton, Fletcher, 1716-1789.
- Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778.