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Lot 36

George III Political Cartoon. Handcolored engraving, 9½ x 15 in., published February 27, 1800 by S.W. Fores, Piccadilly. The Bedfordshire Farmer unloading his--Presents! depicts a farmer unloading his deer (each with red, white, and blue branding, indicating sympathies with Revolutionary France and Republican ideals) into the Royal Park. King George watches, horrified, and exclaims: "…Shut the Gates, that fellow is unloading all his Deer in the Park. Jacobins to a man…What--Tri Coloured ribands & cockades…Got talking to one of mine already.--it won't do…." A few border tears and one internal tear repaired with tape on verso. Colorful and overall Fine.
Estimated Value $400 - 600.


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