Photo, Print, Drawing The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution
About this Item
- The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution
- A satire expressing a Continental European view of the American Revolution, showing Father Time using a magic lantern to project the image of a teapot exploding among frightened British troops as American troops advance through the smoke. In the midst of the smoke is a "Gallic cock" seated on a bellows fanning the flames beneath the teapot. Figures representing world opinion look on: an Indian for America, a black woman representing Africa, a woman holding a lantern symbolizing Asia, and a woman bearing a shield for Europe.
- Contributor Names
- Guttenberg, Carl, 1743-1790, engraver
- Created / Published
- [Germany] , 1778.
- Subject Headings
- - United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1770-1780.
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1770-1780
- - Title also appears in German and French.
- - Attributed to Carl Guttenberg.
- - Similar impression without the "Gallic cock" and bellows is filed in PC 1 - 5490 (B size).
- - Creswell, no. 738.
- - Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5490.
- - Published in: Eyes of the nation : A visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga, Curators of the Library of Congress, Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.
- 1 print : engraving.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Guttenberg--The tea-tax-tempest ... (B size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- Digital Id
- pga 06915 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.06915
- cph 3g04601 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g04601
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-pga-06915 (digital file from original item) LC-USZC4-4601 (color film copy transparency)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Guttenberg, Carl, Engraver. The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution. United States, 1778. [Germany] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/96510317/.
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Guttenberg, C. (1778) The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution. United States, 1778. [Germany] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/96510317/.
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Guttenberg, Carl, Engraver. The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution. [Germany] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96510317/>.
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