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Britannia Roused, or the Coalition Monsters Destroyed

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Subject:
Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford (British, 1732–1792)
Subject:
Charles James Fox (British, 1749–1806)
Published in:
London
Date:
February 3, 1784
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 7/16 in. (28.3 x 21.5 cm) Plate: 10 13/16 × 8 3/8 in. (27.4 × 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.39
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image center: "...BRITTANNIA ROUSED, OR THE COALITION MONSTERS DESTROYED"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.116, II.389; British Museum Satires 6403
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 6403.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 116, vol. II, p. 389.

The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, Published in "History of the Westminster Election...The Second Edition. By Lovers of Truth and Justice. Audi Alterem Partem. London: Printed for the Editors...M.DCC.LXXXV...", cat. no. 2, p. 4.



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