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Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo in St. James's street

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo in St. James's street

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Title:
Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo in St. James's street
Description:
A large basket of loaves and fishes lies upset in the street, probably due to the grinning American buffalo, which looks on. Ministers and would-be ministers scramble for the fallen food.
Date:
May 1, 1783
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Political cartoons
Engravings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
American related cartoons, BM 5859 - BM 6815 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Americana Collection
Subjects:
Politics & government
Government officials
Accidents
Bison
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
John Bull (Symbolic character)
Places:
United Kingdom
Extent:
1 print : engraving ; 4 1/4 x 6 in.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
London : Published by I. Fielding, Pater-noster Row
Notes:
Title from item.
References: British Museum number 6223. American Revolution in Drawings and Prints number 857.
Language:
English
Accession #:
11_03_000042