"A Sketch for the Regents Speech on Mad-ass-son's Insanity"

This British political cartoon by George Cruikshank depicts the angel Gabriel blowing the message "A bad news for you" at James Madison, who is standing between Napoleon and the devil. The bad news refers to General Hull's defeat at Detroit during the War of 1812. Two women, symbolizing Great Britain and America, and some British soldiers look on.

Date:
1812
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
4.037
Height:
2074px
Width:
2797px
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