News from America, or the patriots in the dumps

File name: 11_03_000011

 

Box label: American related cartoons, 5284 - 5476

 

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

 

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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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