A view of Winchester in North America - dedicated to Mr. President Mad I Son!!
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Print shows "an American officer, General Winchester, stands stripped to the waist, his face and body covered with bold patterns in paint: stars, circles, an anchor, &c ..." (Source: George). James Winchester served in the "Additional Army" during the Northwest Campaign from 1812 to 1813 when during the second Battle of the River Raisin, the Natives captured him. He spent some time as a prisoner in Quebec before he was released.
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Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum / by Mary Dorothy George, v. 9, no. 12043
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).