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Summary

Caricatures of "An Italian Singer", "An American Republican", "A Philadelphia Friend", and "A Welsh Cheesemonger".
Dialogue above each figure reads, left to right: "A morir se mi condanna. La'liranna ingrata sorte" (Italian figure); "Your glorious Freedom is at stake, such a measure strikes at the very root the foundation of your Liberty!" (Republican figure); "Although Obadiah thou aidest the Wars by adding thy mite in common with the ungodly, for carrying on the same; yet may the innard light so shine upon all thy actions that thou never mayst be led to unsheathe thyself the sword of desolation" (Philadelphia Friend); "Cot pless the Prince of Wales!" (Welsh figure).
No. ref. copy.
Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions.
Caption card tracings: Religion Cartoons; Religius groups Friends 1796 Cartoons; A/P/P Index; Cartoons, British 1796 July; caricatures; Gt. Britain Wales; Politicians; Music Singers; Shelf.

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Date

01/01/1796
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