A fox ascends in a balloon, descends into a pit and walks off arm in arm with Lord North; representing Charles James Fox's coalition with Lord North under pressure from William Pitt the younger. Coloured etching, 1783.
- [29th. Decr. 1783]
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The first scene is lettered "Political Montgolfier", the second "His fall into the Pitt", and the third "The Coalition candidates rejected". The Coalition of Fox and North lasted from March to December 1783, after which Pitt became Prime Minister
[London (227, Strand)] : [W. Humphrey], [29th. Decr. 1783]
1 print : etching,with watercolour
Catalogue of political and personal satires in the British Museum, vol. 5, London 1935, no. 6287
Wellcome Library no. 36378i
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