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Title
[T]hro the wood laddie, or, The gentle shepherd [T]hro the wood laddie, or, The gentle shepherd
Type
Still Image
Subject
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778.
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792.
Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792.
Punishment & torture--England--1760-1770.
Defecation--1760-1770.
Politics & government--England--1760-1770.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Satires (Visual works)--British--1760-1770.
Etchings--1760-1770.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2004672626
Color Content
black and white
Note
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Summary
Print shows William Pitt lying on the ground, above him squats Lord Bute defecating into Pitt's mouth, he says, "Now! tell me where! &c." to which Pitt responds, "Any where b[ut here]", next to Bute is standing the Duke of Beford holding a paper "The weavers petition", he says, "Nothing like a Weavers Petition to wipe ones A--", and next to Beford is standing the Earl of Sandwich holding a cricket bat and a paper "Essay on woman", he says, "We'll both wipe my L--d, and if my Chap--n Anti-Sejanus was here he shou'd have Wipe too". A woman standing off to the left says, "That's a nasty Act I'm sure".
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[T]hro the wood laddie, or, The gentle shepherd