The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans
Print shows the interior of a blacksmith's shop with Lord Mansfield forging the links to a chain, Lord North standing to the left holding lorgnette and, in his right hand, a paper "An act for prohibiting all trade", Lord Sandwich holding a hammer in one hand and an anchor in the other, Lord Bute working the bellows, other men in the background, and looking through a window is George III.
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Illus. inserted into: An impartial and authentic narrative of the battle fought on the 17th of June, 1775, ... With a true and faithful account ... To which are added, some particular remarks and anecdotes ... / By John Clarke, first lieutenant of marines. London : Printed for the author, and sold by J. Millan, Whitehall ; J. Bew, in Pater-noster Row, ; and Sewel, in Cornhill, 1775, frontispiece.
Illus. from: The General magazine: or, Compleat repository of arts, sciences, politics and literature.... London : Printed for G. Allen, 1776.
Engraved for the General Magazine.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5328
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. 696.
Glimpses of U.S. political campaigns in magazine covers and satire.