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What may be doing abroad - what is doing at home.


  • PUBLISHER: First published in the Political Register.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving

    DATE: 1769.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 6 1/4 x 4 1/16" (16 x 10.6 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: Print shows two simultaneous scenes, above, the Kings of Spain, France, and Prussia, and Queen Maria Theresa carve out portions of the British empire for themselves, while on the bottom, members of the Duke of Grafton's ministry haggle over internal disputes and problems with the colonies in America; behind his ministers, George III stands in a doorway weeping.<br><br> This is a variant impression from the one in the Political Register.. Image is completely reversed and lacks the publication line.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. B/W

  • REFERENCE: Cresswell, American Revolution in drawings and prints" #465. (Variant)

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