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Troops seeking payment from Pitt
Troops seeking payment from Pitt
18400
Troops seeking payment from Pitt
"Election-troops, bringing in their accounts, to the pay-table"; showing the 'troops' headed by Major Topham, approaching the barrier gate of the Treasury behind which stands William Pitt, holding a large key; Major Topham shows Pitt a paper on which are inscribed the deeds for which they seek payment, but Pitt disowns them and directs them to Lord Hood.
1788
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Gillray, James (1756-1815)
Gillray, James (1756-1815)
Humphrey, Hannah
etching
paper
36cms
satire
p5428211
exact