Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
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Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
p5384637 (Collage 18218)
London Metropolitan Archives: Satirical Print Collection
"Political ravishment, or the Old Lady of Threadneedle-Street in danger!"; showing a thin old woman dressed in one-pound notes, throwing up her arms in terror as William Pitt embraces her with his right hand and takes guineas from her pocket with his left. The satire is a protest against the introduction of paper money.
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