Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Political Cartoons
Accession number:
31859
Title:
BRITISH RESENTMENT or the FRENCH fairly COOPT at Louisbourg
Place:
[London]. Publishd According to Act of Parliament
Publisher:
Printed for T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & Jno. Bowles & son, in Cornhil
Date:
1755. Sepbr. 25
Image technique:
Etching, colored
Image dimensions:
25.6 x 34.3 cm. (plate mark)
Narrative description:
Celebration of British victories over France in North America. English blockade of Louisbourg. Images include: America as an Indian; Britannia; Britain as a lion; British coat-of-arms; French coat-of-arms; France as a cock; the "people of France" as politicians; people of Louisbourg, caged; Mars; Neptune; Niagara Falls; British sailors; British soldiers; British navy; English rose, thriving; French lily dying.
References:
BM 3332
Notes:
Engraved explanation, 1-12, below image. JCB copy 2 is colored. Accession # 31857.
Creators:
L. Boitard Invt. et Delin.; J. June Sculp.
Subject:
Seven Years’ War
Normalized date:
1755

BRITISH RESENTMENT or the FRENCH fairly COOPT at Louisbourg