Political Cartoon about the British Tea Tax

In this British cartoon, sympathetic to the colonial cause, Prime Minister Lord North, backed by military law, pours tea down the throat of America (portrayed as a woman). A Frenchman and a Spaniard look on with glee, while Brittania weeps. This was engraved for Royal American Magazine.

Date:
December 16, 1774
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
1770.0007
Height:
2048px
Width:
2808px
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