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Cincinnatus in retirement falsely supposed to represent Jesuit-Pad driven back to his native Potatoes : see Romish Common-Wealth.

Cincinnatus in retirement falsely supposed to represent Jesuit-Pad driven back to his native Potatoes : see Romish Common-Wealth.

 
 
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Cartoon showing Edmund Burke, as an Irish jesuit, seated at a table eating potatoes from a pot labeled "Relick No. 1. used by St. Peter." Upon the appointment of Shelburne, following the death of Rockingham, Burke resigned from his position as Rockingham's secretary in protest.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6026
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature.

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01/01/1782
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Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist
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Library of Congress
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