Photo, Print, Drawing John Bull - swearing to his property!!
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- John Bull - swearing to his property!!
- Print shows William Pitt the Younger saying to John Bull as he swears on the Bible: "Mind, Sir, what you are about, you are on your Oath - If you swear falsely I'll have you indited for perjury! You have more money than you know what to do with and it is my duty every year to put you in the best way of disposing of it. None of your paltry tricks of the last year to evade this tax - Don't I know your affairs better than you do yourself." John Bull responds "Indeed. I tell you the truth Measter Billy, I have only got a few tiny Zeven shilling spangles, and zome little soft bits of One Pound peaper; I ha na indeed now."
Created / Published
- London : Pubd. by W Holland, N. 50 Oxford St., 1798 December 12th.
- - Pitt, William,--1759-1806
- - John Bull (Symbolic character)--1790-1800
- - Taxes--England--1790-1800
- - Oaths--1790-1800
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1790-1800.
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1790-1800
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum / by Mary Dorothy George, v. 7, no. 9281
- - Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
- 1 print : hand-colored print ; sheet 33 x 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PC 1 - 9281 (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ds 14193 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.14193
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- LC-DIG-ds-14193 (digital file from original)
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John Bull - swearing to his property!!. England, 1798. London: Pubd. by W Holland, N. 50 Oxford St., th. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007677471/.
APA citation style:
(1798) John Bull - swearing to his property!!. England, 1798. London: Pubd. by W Holland, N. 50 Oxford St., th. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007677471/.
MLA citation style:
John Bull - swearing to his property!!. London: Pubd. by W Holland, N. 50 Oxford St., th. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007677471/>.