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The wise men of Gotham and their goose

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

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description

Summary

Print shows Lord Bute, with sword raised, about to cut the head off the goose "who laid each day an egg of gold" representing British policies toward the American colonies. A corpulant bishop is sitting in the foreground observing, other men hold the goose down or observe from the background.

Glimpses of U.S. political campaigns in magazine covers and satire.

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Date

01/01/1776
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
Google Map of 17.99358, -77.46606
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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