• Creator
  • Dawe, Philip
  • Created Date
  • 1774-11-19
  • Publisher
  • Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs
  • Description
  • Print shows ten Bostonians in a huge cage suspended from the Liberty Tree. British seamen hand them fish while cannons, ships and soldiers surround them in the background. This was published at the time Boston had been closed by the Port of Boston Bill in retaliation for the Boston Tea Party. Title from item. Attributed to Phillip Dawe. References: British Museum number 5241. American Revolution in Drawing and Prints number 680.
  • Format
  • Prints
    Political cartoons
  • Rights
  • No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.