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Title
An English hobby horse, or, who pays the piper? English hobby horse, or, who pays the piper?
Type
Still Image
Subject
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796.
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1747-1792.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
Frederick William II, King of Prussia, 1744-1797.
Pitt, William, 1759-1806.
John Bull (Symbolic character)--1790-1800.
International relations--Great Britain--1790-1800.
International relations--Russia--1790-1800.
Bulls--England--1790-1800.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1790-1800.
Etchings--1790-1800.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 99404783
Color Content
black and white
Note
Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Summary
Cartoon shows Catherine II, with orb and scepter, seated on the shoulders of Leopold II who is seated on the back of a stumbling bull; seated behind him are George III, Frederick William II and a man representing Holland; in the background, William Pitt is about to strike a British citizen with a rod while chastising him for complaining about having to shoulder the expense of Pitt's Russian armanment policy.
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English hobby horse, or, who pays the piper?