Detail View: JCB Political Cartoons: [IX DE TWEEDE OECONOMISCHE PLAAT. EERWARDIGEN NEDERLANDER]. [The second economic print. Worthy Dutchman].

Accession number: 
8871
Title: 
[IX DE TWEEDE OECONOMISCHE PLAAT. EERWARDIGEN NEDERLANDER]. [The second economic print. Worthy Dutchman].
Place: 
[Amsterdam]?
Date: 
[1780]?
Image technique: 
Engraving, colored.
Image dimensions: 
25 x 37.7 cm. (plate mark).
Narrative description: 
Investment. A warning against investing in British securities, both on economic and political grounds. Images include: Dutch laborers and artisans receiving gold; Europeans begging for gold; oculist; eye glasses; government as a temple under repair; Britain as a dog; France as a cock; Holland as a lion; Dutch merchant fleet; liberty cap; Mercury as Commerce.
References: 
BM 5720
Notes: 
One of a series of prints produced by anti-British interests in the United Provinces (especially Amsterdam) who were eager for war. 12-line explanation on sheet pasted below image. JCB has another copy without 12-line explanation, accession # 8871-2.
Subject: 
European political scene
Normalized date: 
1780