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Whigs offering gifts to France
Whigs offering gifts to France
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Whigs offering gifts to France
"A Peace Offering to the Genius of Liberty and Equality."; showing a procession consisting of Charles Stanhope, bearing constitutional symbols followed by Richard Sheridan, Charles Fox, Samuel Whitbread and the Duke of Bedford, moving towards a grotesque figure (the Republic) before whom Justice lies prostrate.
1794
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Cruikshank, Isaac (1756/7-1810/11)
Fores, S.W.
This is a protest against Stanhope's motion to recognise the French Republic in 1794.
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paper
42cms
satire/caricature
p5384229