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The Aristocratic Crusade, or Chivalry revived by Don Quixote de St. Omer & his Friend Sancho Public Deposited

British Museum No. 7824“Burke as Don Quixote, dressed as in with a Jesuit's biretta, stands on the back of a monster with five heads (four wearing coronets) on long necks. The monster, which resembles ...

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  • British Museum No. 7824“Burke as Don Quixote, dressed as in with a Jesuit's biretta, stands on the back of a monster with five heads (four wearing coronets) on long necks. The monster, which resembles the traditional Beast of Rome (cf. No. 5534), except that it has only five heads, tramples on four prostrate bodies inscribed base born Plebeians. Burke stands in profile to the r., using his open book, Refletions [sic] on the Revolution, as a shield; in his r. hand is a long sword. He is inscribed : Horridum Monstrum! Procerum potentum Saeva PotestasH! ...” (Source: George)
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Publisher location
  • No.3 Piccadilly, London
  • England
Publisher
Collection title
  • Robinson Collection of Caricatures
Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Language
Culture
  • Irish
Provenance
  • Presented to the Library of Trinity College Dublin in 1996 by Nicholas K. Robinson.
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Genre
  • Caricatures
  • prints (visual works)
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • OLS CARI-ROB 374
Location
  • Early Printed Books, Trinity College Library, Dublin
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Last modified
  • 14/07/2020
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Source
  • 0042616
Digital Object Id
  • OLS-CARI-ROB_0374

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