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State cooks, or the downfall of the fish kettle

State cooks, or the downfall of the fish kettle

 
 
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Print shows George III and Lord North standing in a kitchen, both wear aprons, George III has his back to the fireplace, between them, on the floor, is an overturned kettle of fish, each labeled with the name of a colony. George III says, "O Boreas, the loss of these fish will ruin us forever", North replies, "My honored liege never fret. Minden & I will cook 'em yet", on the wall behind North is a map labeled "Plan of North America".
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5855
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 794.
Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011.

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Date

01/01/1781
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Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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Library of Congress
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