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Arms of liberty and slavery
Arms of liberty and slavery
18308
Arms of liberty and slavery
"Arms of liberty and slavery"; upper section contains a crest on the left representing liberty and John Wilkes, he is supported on either side by Sergeant Glynn and Lord Temple.
1768
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
"The arms of slavery" represents Lord Mansfield and the Earl of Bute with the devil. Underneath is a letter to the "Gentlemen, clergy and freeholders of the county of Middlesex", signed "John Wilkes, King's Bench prison, June 18, 1768".
engraving
paper
34cms
satire
p5427246