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Title
Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power
Type
Still Image
Subject
Pitt, William, 1759-1806.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816.
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806.
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804.
Britannia (Symbolic character)--1790-1800.
Politics & government--Great Britain--1790-1800.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Cartoons--British--1790-1800.
Engravings--British--Color--1790-1800.
Identified By
Lccn: 94509857
Note
Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Summary
Pitt steering small boat, The Constitution, which also carries Britannia, towards a castle with a flag inscribed "Haven of Public Happiness". They are pursued by Sheridan, Fox, and Priestley, who are sharks, dogs of Scylla.
Authorized Access Point
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power