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The Dunghill Cock and Game Pullet or Boney Beat out of the Pitt, from the series 'Tegg's Caricatures' No.9
The Dunghill Cock and Game Pullet or Boney Beat out of the Pitt, from the series 'Tegg's Caricatures' No.9
Publisher:
Date:
1810
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
21.6 x 32.6 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2245
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A woman swinging in a 'National cradle' teases the retreating Napoleon 'Batter away my little Boney, pour in another round or two before you look for a flag of truce'; Napoleon is muttering 'Marblue I have discharged my whole artillery to no purpose. I must give orders to my aide de camp to renew the attack and instruct how to mannouvre from a distant hill'.