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The budget or John Bull frightened out of his wits Public Deposited

The budget or John Bull frightened out of his wits

Alternative title
  • John Bull frightened out of his money
  • John Bull frightened out of his wits
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • OLS CARI-ROB 1306
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  • 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.
Publisher location
  • England
  • No. 50 Piccadilly, London
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Date Created
  • issued 20-11-1796
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Abstract
  • British Museum No. 8837 “A design divided into two compartments by a vertical wooden erection, in the upper part of which is a form of (English) telegraph; the lower contains a shoot through behind the telegraph, pulls the strings which move the letters: they form the words they are coming. John Bull, stripped to his shirt, tattered shoes, and ungartered stockings, empties the contents of his breeches into the shoot ; the coins from them fall in a heap on the ground on the other side, where they are collected by Pitt and his friends. Pitt, looking round the machine with an agitated expression, exclaims: Make haste John, for if these Bloody minded rogues come, they'll strip the very rind of your back, more money, more money, beside after I've got all your money I'll make a Soldier of you. They're a coming John. John Bull, terrified, says, his 1. hand pointing 1. (to Fox): What are they a coming? then here take all I’ve a got left, you had my coat & waistcoat before fore Ise waundly afeard of these sans- Clouts & that there fellow there is always hallowing to. um.” (Source: George)
Collection title
  • Robinson Collection of Caricatures
Series title
  • Robinson Collection of Caricatures
Provenance
  • Presented to the Library of Trinity College Dublin in 1996 by Nicholas K. Robinson.
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Medium
  • ink
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  • paper (fiber product)
Culture
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • OLS-CARI-ROB_1306
Source
  • 0055530

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