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A political rally in a tavern in support of the revolutionary Thomas Paine who is depicted in a frame on the wall alongside a portrait of George III. Etching, ca. 1790.

Date
1790?
Reference
585558i
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Description

Paine was known for his writings on world peace, anti-slavery and social security for the poor and elderly. His most famous work, 'The age of reason' described his opposition to established religion which alienated the establishment but was widely read and became a radical bible

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1790?

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 12.3 x 16.5 cm

Lettering

George III T. Payne

References note

Not found in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 585558i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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