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Photo, Print, Drawing The machine to go without asses

[ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ]

About this Item


  • The machine to go without asses


  • Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield.

Created / Published

  • [1769]


  • -  George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820
  • -  Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy,--Duke of,--1735-1811
  • -  Holland, Henry Fox,--Baron,--1705-1774
  • -  Bute, John Stuart,--Earl of,--1713-1792
  • -  Mansfield, William Murray,--Earl of,--1705-1793
  • -  Politics & government--England--1760-1770
  • -  Carriages & coaches--England--1760-1770
  • -  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783


  • Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1760-1770.
  • Intaglio prints--British--1760-1770.


  • Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1760-1770
  • Intaglio prints--British--1760-1770


  • -  Title from item.
  • -  Design'd & engrav'd for the Political Register.
  • -  Illus. from: The Political Register for 1769, facing p. 247.
  • -  Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 4, no. 4318
  • -  Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
  • -  Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 651.


  • 1 print : etching and engraving.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PC 1 - 4318 (A size) [P&P]


  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Digital Id

  • cph 3a45620 //

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004672644

Reproduction Number

  • LC-USZ62-45424 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-45424 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: PC 1 - 4318 (A size) [P&P]
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The Machine to Go Without Asses. United States England, 1769. Photograph.

APA citation style:

(1769) The Machine to Go Without Asses. United States England, 1769. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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The Machine to Go Without Asses. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.