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Taming of the shrew: -Katharine & Petruchio; -The modern Quixotte, or, what you will

Taming of the shrew: -Katharine & Petruchio; -The modern Quixotte, or, what you will

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Summary

Cartoon shows Catherine II, faint and shying away from William Pitt, who appears as Petruchio, and Don Quixote on horseback (a lean and scarred George III whose authority has been usurped by Pitt), seated behind Pitt are the King of Prussia and a figure representing Holland as Sancho Panza, Selim III kneels to kiss the horse's tail; a gaunt figure representing the old order in France and Leopold II render assistence to Catherine by preventing her from falling to the ground.

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Date

01/01/1791
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Contributors

Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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