British cartoon during American Revolution
British political cartoon published in 1766, entitled "The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west." Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the pedestal are: Mr. Wedderburn, the Earl of Halifax, Lord Sandwich (Jemmy Twitcher), George Grenville, the Duke of Bedford, and Sir Fletcher Norton. The wife of a weaver wearing ragged dress, with her two children, kneels at the base of the pedestal.
Image ID: 001385
Credit: Eon Images. No US copyright applies; publication elsewhere may be subject to restrictions of country of use. Determination of trademark, privacy, and publicity rights are responsibility of user. Source details available upon request.
Image size: 13.2 Mpixels (37.9 MB uncompressed) - 4440x2982 pixels (14.8x9.9 in / 37.6x25.2 cm at 300 ppi)
Image keywords: 1700s, 18th-century, American Revolution, American War of Independence, Americas, Early-Modern, Eon4631, EonBudget, Fletcher Norton, George Grenville, Great Britain, Illustrations, Intolerable Acts, Revolutionary War, Stamp Act, United States, War-Conflict, cartoons, colonial government, colonies, political cartoons, political satire