Detail View: JCB Political Cartoons: Dedié aux généraux de l'armée de la Grande Bretagne par un zealteur de la liberté.

Accession number: 
31484
Title: 
Dedié aux généraux de l'armée de la Grande Bretagne par un zealteur de la liberté.
Place: 
[London?]
Date: 
1778
Image technique: 
Engraving, colored
Image dimensions: 
21.3 x 34 cm. (plate mark)
Narrative description: 
American Revolution. Celebration of the entry of France on the side of the Americans. Probably a satire on the evacuation of Philadelphia, June 1778. Images include: the American people celebrating; American flag; France as an avenging angel; liberty cap; City of Philadelphia; British soldiers routed.
References: 
BM 5472
Notes: 
Key and 6-line verse, below image. Another JCB copy is colored ( accession # 31485), accession # 31486 is smaller. Alternate spelling for Corbut, Charles Corbutt.
Creators: 
Dessiné d'aprés nature à Boston par Corbut [i.e., R. Purcell?] Grave à Philadelphie
Subject: 
American Revolution
Normalized date: 
1778