News from America, or the patriots in the dumps

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    File name: 11_03_000011

    Box label: American related cartoons, 5284 - 5476

    Title: News from America, or the patriots in the dumps

    Translated title:

    Creator/Contributor:

    Created/Published: [London]

    Date issued: 1776-11

    Physical description: 1 print : engraving, with some stipple engraving ; 71/4 x 5 in.

    Summary: Lord North shows a letter from General Howe, whose victory at Long Island had just recently been announced. A dowdy, bare-breasted woman with a liberty cap falls down weeping and American ships sink in the background.

    Genre: Political cartoons; Engravings

    Subjects: North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Opposition (Political science); Announcing; Gloating; Liberty cap

    Notes: References: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, no. 5340 (BM 5340); References: American Revolution in Drawings and Prints, no. 703 (ARDP 703); Published in: London Magazine, Nov. 1776

    Statement of responsibility:

    Collection: Americana Collection

    Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

    Rights: No known restrictions

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