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The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught

Item Information

Title:
The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught
Description:
A political cartoon showing America as a woman held down by two men while a doctor with the Boston Port Bill jutting out from his pocket pours tea down her throat. Frontispiece engraving for the Royal American Magazine, Volume 1, June 1774.
Creator:
Paul Revere, after British engraving
Date:
1774
Format:
Prints
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
History
Boston Port Bill, 1774
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
1600-1775
Places:
United States
Extent:
Image only: 9.2 cm x 14.8 cm; entire paper: 13.6 cm x 21.8 cm
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Item from the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Image use and licensing information: www.masshist.org/library/permissions
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_685