The Belligerent Plenipo's

CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pub. by W. Richardson, N68 High Holborn, 1782 Dec. 8 as the Act Directs.

CREATOR: Colley, Thomas, fl. 1780-1783, artist.

SUMMARY: Cartoon shows America, on the right, represented by an Indian, celebrating her new acquisition, half of the English king's crown, while her allies, the King of France, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard complain at having received no compensation for their support, represented by injuries resulting in missing body parts which lay at the feet of King George III, standing on the left. Ireland, represented by an angelic figure floating in the clouds, demands it's own constitutional freedom.

Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6051

Forms part of: British Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 830.