Photo, Print, Drawing The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.

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

About this Item

Title
The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.
Summary
Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is standing William Pitt (the younger), Charles James Fox, Edmund Burke, and Lord Richmond; they are critical of the debauchery of Sandwich and the others while the temple of Fame, representing the British empire, is being destroyed by France, America, Holland, and Spain, represented by four men who are pulling down the pillars which support it. A distraught Britannia is sitting on her shield in the right foreground. Meanwhile, George III is off hunting for stag, and in the background are several ships, some under sail.
Created / Published
[London] : Published according to Act of Parliament by R. Owen, in Fleet Street, 1782 Feby. 16th.
Subject Headings
-  Sandwich, John Montagu,--Earl of,--1718-1792
-  North, Frederick,--Lord,--1732-1792
-  Pitt, William,--1759-1806
-  Burke, Edmund,--1729-1797
-  Fox, Charles James,--1749-1806
-  Politics & government--England--1780-1790
-  Government officials--British--England--1780-1790
-  Temples--England--1780-1790
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Format Headings
Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1780-1790.
Intaglio prints--British--1780-1790.
Notes
-  Title from item.
-  Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5961
-  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. 809.
Medium
1 print : etching and engraving.
Call Number/Physical Location
PC 1 - 5961 (A size) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
cph 3a05321 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05321
Library of Congress Control Number
2004673470
Reproduction Number
LC-USZ62-1530 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
1 print : etching and engraving. | Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is standing William Pitt (the younger), Charles James Fox, Edmund Burke, and Lord Richmond; they are critical of the debauchery of Sandwich and the others while the temple of Fame, representing the British empire, is being destroyed by France, America, Holland, and Spain, represented by four men who are pulling down the pillars which support it. A distraught Britannia is sitting on her shield in the right foreground. Meanwhile, George III is off hunting for stag, and in the background are several ships, some under sail.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2004673470
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The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year/ South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt. England United States, 1782. [London: Published according to Act of Parliament by R. Owen, in Fleet Street, Feby. 16th] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004673470/.

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(1782) The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year/ South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt. England United States, 1782. [London: Published according to Act of Parliament by R. Owen, in Fleet Street, Feby. 16th] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004673470/.

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The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year/ South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt. [London: Published according to Act of Parliament by R. Owen, in Fleet Street, Feby. 16th] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004673470/>.