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A monument dedicated to posterity in commemoration of the incredible folly transacted in the year 1720 (BM 1868,0808.3479)

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A monument dedicated to posterity in commemoration of the incredible folly transacted in the year 1720 (BM 1868,0808.3479)

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Satire on the financial crisis of 1720: a copy in reverse from BM Satires 1627 with the text now in English and references made to English "bubbles", etc., for instance, the sign "Quinquenpoix" has benn changed to "Jonathan's". Title above and text below in English. 1720
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1720
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British Museum
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