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
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