Media Information

Collection name:
JCB Political Cartoons
Accession number :
Title :
The Yankee Doodles Intrenchments Near Boston 1776
Place :
Publisher :
Publish'd as the Act directs
Date :
Image technique :
Image dimensions :
20.4 x 24.8 cm.
Narrative description :
American soldiers, entrenched behind palisades, wait for the onslaught of British troops.
References :
BM 5329; Honour, European vision of America, no. 232
Notes :
Includes poetry. 12-line verse, "Behold the Yankies in there ditch's," below the image. Boston was evacuated by Howe March 17, 1776. One of the few satires critical of the Americans. Shows the New England pine-tree flag in use before the stars and stripes.
Subject :
American Revolution.
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The Yankee Doodles Intrenchments Near Boston 1776