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The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp

The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp

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Title:
The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp
Description:
The Stamp Act is put to rest in a funeral procession on a London quay. George Grenville carries the coffin and Lord Bute follows as chief mourner. This was a very popular print, frequently copied, and this version is probably not the first.
Date:
[1766]
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Political cartoons
Engravings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
American related cartoons, BM 3547 - BM 5283 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Americana Collection
Subjects:
Politics & government
Taxes
Funeral processions
Great Britain. Stamp Act (1765)
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Grenville, George, 1712-1770
Stamp Act Congress (1765 : New York, N.Y.)
Places:
United Kingdom
Extent:
1 print : engraving ; 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
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Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Title from item.
References: British Museum number 4140. American Revolution in Drawings and Prints number 623.
Language:
English
Accession #:
11_03_000025