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IMAGE number
AQS254842
Title
'The Colossus', caricature of the Repeal of the Stamp Act, c.1765 (litho)
Artist
American School, (18th century) / American
Description
caricature representing William Pitt (1708-78) Earl of Chatham & Prime Minister on stilts named 'Popularity' and 'Sedition'; one leg resting on the Royal Exchange and the other stretched over the sea to New York, fishing for popularity in the Atlantic; rests on a staff named 'Pension'; repeal of the Stamp Act in 1765;
Location
American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Medium
lithographie
Date
(C18th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • Engraving
  • Muzeoengraving
  • cartoon
  • crutches
  • diplomacy
  • international relations
  • politics
  • satire
  • satirical

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