Able doctor, or American swallowing the bitter draught
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The fair Indian damsel America held down by Lord Mansfield while Lord North forces tea down her throat. Boston is cannonaded in the background. Published the day after the Boston Port Bill closed Boston's port in retaliation for the Boston Tea Party. This indicated just how fast engravings as news could be turned out for an eager public.
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References: British Museum number 5226. American Revolution in Drawings and Prints number 664.
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- Boston Public Library
- Politics & government
Punishment & torture
Boston Port Bill, 1774
Britannia (Symbolic character)
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793
North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792
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