Addington bleeding the exhausted John Bull who is supported on a commode by Hawkesbury - Fox and Sheridan offer warm water while Addington's son and Napoleon catch the blood in their hats; satirizing Britain's strength being sapped by imperial France and nepotic statesmen. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1803.

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    Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion ... Js. Gillray invt. & fect.


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        'Addington bleeding the exhausted John Bull who is supported on a commode by Hawkesbury - Fox and Sheridan offer warm water while Addington's son and Napoleon catch the blood in their hats; satirizing Britain's strength being sapped by imperial France and nepotic statesmen. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1803.' by James Gillray. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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