Detail View: JCB Political Cartoons: The TRIUMPH of America.

Accession number: 
31429
Title: 
The TRIUMPH of America.
Place: 
[London]
Date: 
[1766]
Image technique: 
Etching
Image dimensions: 
22 x 26.3 cm. (sheet, trimmed)
Narrative description: 
Pitt and the six leading members of his administration. Pitt drives a carriage carrying America. Images include: America as an Indian; Charles Pratt, Baron Camden, as the horse, "Prerogative"; William Pitt, Earl Chatham, with a crown; H. S. Conway as the horse, "Prudence"; Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton, as the horse, "Royal Oak"; Robert Henley, Earl Northingron, as the horse, "Prudence"; William Petty, Earl Shelburne, as the horse, "Crafty"; George, Viscount Townshend, as the horse, "Weathercock".
References: 
BM 4152; Cresswell, American Revolution, 628
Notes: 
Engraved explanation in 2 columns at lower left. Issued soon after Pitt was created Earl of Chatham, July 29, 1766.
Subject: 
Chatham Administration (August 1766-December 1767)
Normalized date: 
1766