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creator QS:P170,Q520806
Title
Pacific-overtures. -- or --: a flight from St. Cloud's -- 'over the water to Charley.'
Description
Satire on the Napoleonic wars. (British political cartoon); A satire on the willingness of the Grenville government to make peace with Napoleon. George III is seen to be opposed to the French demands. The statue of Pitt, the late Prime Minister, stands firmly behind the king; the Irish republican O'Connor hides behind the French minister, Talleyrand. The orchestra is composed of members of the government formed in January, 1806.
Date 5 April 1806
date QS:P571,+1806-04-05T00:00:00Z/11
Dimensions 192 x 325 (sheet) mm; pen drawing
Accession number
Curzon b.4(130)
place of creation London (England): Hannah Humphrey
Notes Source filename: politi004-aby-0001-0
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