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One man is holding a pistol to another man's head as others make off with cargo from the hold of the ship or consume its contents. Etching by Paul Pry (William Heath).

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May 30 1829

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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London (26 Haymarket) : T. McLean, sole publisher of Paul Prys caricature, May 30 1829.

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1 print : etching ; platemark 26 x 38 cm

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Searching an English ship in the Dardenelles - or our faithful ally showing his respect for the British Flag. If our governors had not tied our hands you would not sarve us in this way - never mind we'll have a brush with some of ye before long.

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One man is holding a pistol to another man's head as others make off with cargo from the hold of the ship or consume its contents. Etching by Paul Pry (William Heath). Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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